Licorice Root is the part of the herb that’s used for medicinal purposes. It grows in Europe and Asia natively, but today it can be found in Australia and North and South America. It’s still used for cold symptoms such as coughs and sore throats, but it’s also used for more serious issues such as asthma. It can also be used to treat inflammation of the mucous membranes of any part of the body. In addition, licorice is a powerful aid in fighting stomach problems. The root can help to alleviate a stomachache and it can also fight more serious stomach problems such as ulcers. When you’re suffering from constipation, licorice root can work as a mild laxative to help your system get moving again. If you have problems with your urinary tract, licorice can also be an effective treatment.*
In particular, Addison’s disease can be treated with licorice root. This is a rare disorder of the endocrine system. Licorice can also be effective for skin conditions such as herpes, insect bites, and even sunburn. Licorice is full of chemicals that have anti-inflammatory properties. It also has some antiviral properties and current research is looking at how licorice can be used to treat viral infections such as herpes, hepatitis, and even HIV.*
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