December 07, 2022

Liquorice 1:1 High Grade (Glycyrrhiza Glabra)


Liquorice is aminly used for supporting the adrenal glands and respiratory infections


2-5 mls per day, 15-40 mls per week

Parts Used:


Main Actions:

  • Expectorant
  • Demulcent
  • Adrenal tonic
  • Anti-inflammatory

Key Indications:

  • Relief of bronchitis and coughs.
  • Short-term relief of indigestion
  • Soothes the lining of the stomach
  • Supports healthy adrenal function
  • Addisons disease
  • Stress
  • To support inflammations of the urinary tract
  • Topically to relieve sore throat
  • Add to formulations as a flavouring
  • Add to formulations to promote the harmonious activity of other herbs

Major Safety Issues:

Assessment of the patient’s blood pressure and other medications is required before prescribing liquorice. Exercise care with elderly patients. Patients who are prescribed liquorice that is high in glycyrrhizin other than for short periods should be placed on a high potassium and low sodium diet, and should be closely monitored for blood pressure increases and weight gain