Licorice root (Glycyrrhiza glabra)

Discussion in 'K-O' started by Matthew Capowski, Apr 6, 2017.

  1. Matthew Capowski

    Matthew Capowski Administrator Staff Member

    This thread will be used to organize information about licorice root.
     
  2. Matthew Capowski

    Matthew Capowski Administrator Staff Member

    A sensationalized report on the dangers of licorice root for the uncommon cases of frequent and prolonged use not under the care of a herbalist:

    http://news.nationalpost.com/health...y-ill-and-highlighted-the-dangers-of-licorice

    Of course licorice root does have contraindications and like any herb potential for side effect and harm, but this is a very frequently used herb with known properties. Still, it's good to be aware of this possibility.
     

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