Not too many people know much about Licorice Root or it’s health benefits. Believe it or not, Licorice Root is useful for several conditions including Asthma, Influenza, Chronic Exhaustion, Canker Sores, Coughs, Dandruff and much more.
Here are seven of the more commonly used health and beauty benefits of Licorice Root:
- Skin Problems: Many use Licorice Root to treat Eczema, Skin Rashes, Dry and Itchy Skin and Psoriasis. Simply apply a salve made from Licorice Root onto the affected area 2-3 times per day to help treat your problem area.
- PMS and Menstrual Cramps: Licorice Root has anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic and a moderate estrogenic action, which will aid in PMS symptoms. Give Licorice Root Tea a try right before your menstrual cycle and you may very well see a big difference.
- Sore Throat: For generations Licorice Root has been used to soothe, relieve and treat sore throat and laryngitis. Specifically, it helps to relieve throat irritation, reduce swelling and even fight germs! Try gargling with Gargle Away® Throat Care – not only does it include Licorice Root, it also includes six more powerful all-natural healing ingredients developed to support total throat care on demand.
- Stomach Problems: The soothing agents in Licorice Root help to calm the digestion system. It’s no coincidence that many after dinner mints offered at restaurants have Licorice as their main ingredient. It promotes the detox of bad bacteria while helping eliminate gas and constipation.
- Cold Sores: Studies have shown that the anti-viral activity of Licorice Root extract may suppress the progression and recurrence of cold sores.
- Dry Hair: Washing your hair with a licorice based shampoo will not only soothe a dry and itchy scalp, it will also stimulate hair growth!
- Dark Spots: Known as “the king of natural medicines” Licorice Root is also famous for brightening the skin and reducing facial dark spots. It’s amazing ability to even out skin tone makes this a treasured ingredient in many beauty products.
* The information provided herein is based on various published research. We do not claim licorice root treats, cures or diagnoses any diseases. Please exercise caution and use the suggestions posted at your own risk. Always consult your healthcare practitioner before starting a new supplement.