Serves: 2 (1-cup servings)
- 2 cups purified water
- 4 tsp. dried licorice root
Place water and licorice root in small saucepan. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer 10 minutes. Drink up to four times a day.
Folklore: Licorice root has been used traditionally to nourish the adrenal glands. Licorice also helps reduce inflammation and soothe irritated tissues in the lungs, helping to expel mucus. Recent studies have shown it may help ease the stress of quitting smoking.