- Supports the adrenal glands.
- Provides lymphatic energy.
- Supports the liver and proper sugar balance.
Licorice root is a valuable herb as it can be used not only to flavor candy but for medicinal purposes as well. This herb has been used for thousands of years for a variety of purposes. Herbalists both past and present have used licorice root as a total body tonic and to support the respiratory system. Licorice root also encourages liver health. A staple of Chinese herbal medicine, licorice root is often used in conjuction with other herbs.
Licorice root contains glycyrrhizin and triterpenoid saponin. It also contains silicon, thiamine and magnesium as well. In addition to its medicinal and candy flavoring purposes, licorice root is also commonly added to cough syrup, cough drops, laxatives, some varieties of beer, pudding and even meat. Each Nature’s Sunshine licorice root capsule contains 396 mg of licorice root. The serving size is two capsules taken with food three times daily.