licorice

February 14, 2017

Fight Mucus with Mucus?

Mucus in, Mucus Out By: Kathy Sadowski, MS in Aromatherapy, RA, LMT, RYT 2/14/17 Everyone loves a sunny Sunday.  It was unusually warm and windy on this winter day in Texas, and people were outside playing in droves, celebrating sunshine and 75 degrees, especially since the next week’s forecast called […]
April 7, 2018

Digestive Aid / Nausea / Constipation

Digestive aids can be gastro-protective, anti-inflammatory, and/or improve elimination.  Key herbs include peppermint, ginger, and fennel, slippery elm, aloe, and licorice. For indigestion, sniff peppermint oil, chew fennel seeds, or drink ginger tea. For constipation, eat more fiber, stay hydrated, and exercise. For diarrhea, keep hydrated and try probiotics. For […]
April 9, 2018
skin & wound health

Skin and Wound Health

Many herbs can help with various skin ailments from dry skin, itchy areas, burns, wrinkles, growths, and cuts. Skin conditions can include eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis, and more.  For acute situations, consult a Doctor. Wounds When a cut occurs, apply firm pressure with a clean cloth for 15 minutes and elevate […]
April 12, 2018

Gooey Herbal Syrup for a Dry Cough Recipe

Do you have a cough that is dry and scratchy?  Try this Gooey Herbal Syrup Recipe. Gooey Herbal Syrup Ingredients 1/2 ounce of dried licorice root 1/2 ounce of dried slippery elm bark 1/2 ounce of flaxseed 1/4 cup of manuka honey 1/4 cup of honey 2 1/2  pints of […]
April 24, 2018

Glabridin

Glabridin is a phenol isoflavonoid found in licorice. Links to Plants Containing Glabridin   RESEARCH The listings of research below represents a compilation of scientific articles found on the topic, with a very brief overview description of each article/study.  This compilation of research articles does not necessarily imply that there are […]
April 30, 2018
licorice and honey

Licorice and Honey Cough Drops

Both licorice and honey may help with coughing.  Try these home made Licorice and Honey Cough Drops to help ease a sore throat, reduce coughing, and help fight respiratory infections. Licorice and Honey Cough Drops – Ingredients 1/2 cup of raw honey 2 Tbsp of fresh squeezed lemon juice 1 […]
May 18, 2018

Licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra) Research

Latin Name: Glycyrrhiza glabra Family: Fabaceae RESEARCH The listings of research below represent a compilation of scientific articles found on the species, with a very brief overview description of each article/study.  Research found is catalogued by therapeutic action.  This categorized compilation of research articles does not necessarily imply that there […]
August 13, 2018

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