Licorice Root Extract
Licorice is taken by mouth for various digestive system complaints including stomach ulcers, heartburn, colic, and ongoing inflammation of the lining of the stomach (chronic gastritis). Licorice is also taken by mouth for sore throat, bronchitis, cough, and infections caused by bacteria or viruses. Licorice is also taken by mouth for Addison's disease, a type of diabetes caused by a hormone deficiency (diabetes insipidus), menopausal symptoms, osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), liver disorders, malaria, tuberculosis, high potassium levels in the blood, food poisoning, chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), a condition in which there is too much muscle tone (hypertonia), abscesses, recovery after surgery, rash, high cholesterol. Licorice root is NOT recommended for long term use (taken more than 250 mg per week) and should be avoided by women who are pregnant or want to become pregnant. Hormone-sensitive conditions such as breast cancer, uterine cancer, ovarian cancer, endometriosis, or uterine fibroids: Licorice acts like estrogen in the body. If you have any condition that might be made worse by exposure to estrogen, don't use licorice. Our licorice root extract is made using dried organic root and Vodka using a 2:1 ratio. We sell it in one ounce amber glass bottles with droppers.