Take to relieve cough symptoms due to bronchial congestion and catarrh in the upper respiratory tract, pain/discomfort of cramp-like disorders associated with chronic gastritis. Clinically, liquorice has been shown to promote the healing and relief of symptoms of mouth, gastric and intestinal ulcers. Claims are based on traditional use in western herbal medicine.
Infuse one or two teabags with one cup of boiling water, steep and cover for fifteen minutes.
Adults only: drink one cup three times daily.
Gargle several times daily for the relief of mouth ulcers (1-3 days).
Use only as directed.
If symptoms persist, consult your healthcare practitioner.
Medical advice is recommended if used for longer than 4-6 weeks, during pregnancy and lactation.
Contraindications: this product should not be taken if you have cholestatic liver disorder, liver cirrhosis, high blood pressure, fluid retention, potassium deficiency, hypokalaemia and kidney insufficiency.
Can deplete potassium levels over an extended period of time - ensure potassium-rich diet e.g. bananas and dried apricots.
May cause electrolyte disturbances, especially hypokalaemia, with increased risk with loop and thiazide (potassium-depleting) diuretics.