Part Used: Root.
Licorice is contra-indicated for those with hypertension, water retention,
and high blood sugar. Otherwise, Licorice is a mild herb. Used for adrenal exhaustion and
insufficiency. Debility, fatigue, appetite loss. Hypoglycemia; weakness and sweet cravings.
High blood cholesterol. Hypersensitive lung conditions with dry, irritating cough. Irritable
bowel syndrome. Stomach hyperacidity, stomach ulcer. Urinary tract pain and irritation. Has
anti-inflammatory properties in joint pain. Auto-immune disorders: rheumatoid arthritis,
dermatitis, ulcerative colitis, etc. Allergies. Malabsorption. Has liver protectant properties;
hepatitis. Shown to have anti-viral properties.