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Licorice, an anti-inflammatory and antioxidant herb, can treat peptic ulcers, orodental infections, and even upper respiratory tract infections. It can also protect your liver, heart, and brain, prevent atherosclerosis, lower cholesterol, reduce hot flashes, and ease diabetes symptoms. Stick to the prescribed dosage since long-term intake can be harmful.
Adding fiber to your diet, eating antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables, and cutting down on salt can help clear your body of toxins. So can avoiding alcohol and smoking, drinking enough water, and getting enough sleep. Milk thistle is a herb you can use to improve liver function and so are turmeric and licorice. If you’re looking for a comprehensive detox program, try the panchakarma therapies advocated by Ayurveda.
A sore throat is common among all age groups and is the result of a bacterial or viral infection or an allergy. While it doesn't stay for too long, it can be quite bothersome while eating and drinking. Get rid of your sore throat by gargling with home remedies like salt water, apple cider vinegar, and licorice root. Gargling with a baking soda and salt water mixture or ginger, lemon, and honey in water works quite well too.
Artificial dyes in foods may pass out in stools, imparting a color. Natural pigments like lycopene in tomatoes and chlorophyll in spinach can color stools as well. Foods with dark hues like licorice can result in black stools. Meat, poultry, fish, and seafood are iron-rich and can also cause black stools. Green, red, and black stools may be caused due to diarrhea or internal bleeding.
While there is no one-word answer to that question, looking deeper into the side-effects of licorice will reveal the truth. Lack of awareness of...
Botanically known as Glycyrrhiza Glabra, the roots of licorice have been used for ages owing to its numerous benefits. Licorice is filled with compounds such...
Part of the immune system, the adenoids are located in the back of the throat. Adenoiditis occurs when these become inflamed, often due to infection. Result is a stuffy nose, fitful sleep, impaired hearing. To help cure it naturally, gargle twice a day with a mix of 1c warm water, 1/2t each of turmeric and salt and/or try herbs like sitopaladi, garlic, sage, licorice, amalaki.