We commonly know about licorice because of its abundant sources of lollies and candies.
Licorice is a great treatment in anxiety, stress, depression and adrenal exhaustion.
It helps to nourish and balance the hormonal system and help the body to detox from the harmful effects of corticosteroids.
Other sues are for the topical treatment of cold sores, to help reduce symptoms of menopause, to stimulate bile flow and support capillary health. It is also deemed to help with weight loss.
Licorice is useful for many ailments including asthma, athlete’s foot, baldness, body odour, bursitis, canker sores, chronic fatigue, depression, colds and flu, coughs, dandruff, emphysema, gingivitis and tooth decay, gout, heartburn, HIV, viral infections, fungal infections, ulcers, liver problems, Lyme disease, menopause, psoriasis, shingles, sore throat, tendinitis, tuberculosis, ulcers, yeast infections, prostate enlargement and arthritis.