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Licorice

Description

The botanical name refers to a hallmark property of this plant; glukos (Sweet in Greek) and riza (root). Glycyrrhizin, a cortisone like chemical found in high proportions in the root, is said to be 50 times sweeter than sucrose (table sugar). Licorice has many uses and is considered a tonic plant in many traditional medicinal systems. It has been used to support a healthy digestion, lung and respiratory function and…

 

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Products Containing Licorice

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    Bronchial Wellness Tea

    Live & breathe good health*

    Inhale the cooling essential oils of Peppermint and Eucalyptus from a steaming cup of Bronchial Wellness tea. These vapors, along with herbs such as Grindelia and Plantain, help support upper respiratory health.* Licorice root and Thyme lend a naturally pleasant, subtly sweet taste, adding to the soothing sensory experience in every cup.*

    Herbs:  Eucalyptus, Grindelia, Helichrysum, Licorice, Peppermint Leaf, Plantain Leaf, Star Anise, Thyme

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    Cleanse & Detox Tea

    Essential wellness from the inside out*

    Cleanse & Detox tea is a light-tasting yet complex blend that supports healthy liver function, which is essential to maintaining wellness.* Traditional purifying herbs such as Burdock and Artichoke combine with soothing Aloe Vera and the antioxidant properties of Rooibos,* while essential oils of Lemon and Peppermint add a hint of fresh flavor.

    Herbs:  Aloe, Artichoke, Burdock, Fennel, Lemon, Licorice, Peppermint Leaf Essential Oil, Star Anise

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    Daily Cleanse Fiber

    Supports healthy & gentle elimination*

    Daily Cleanse Fiber is a proprietary blend of plant based fibers and herbs to help support healthy digestion and elimination.* Used daily, this blend gently supports regularity with fiber and Triphala, while herbs like Ginger and Cinnamon pleasantly warm and stimulate digestion.*

    Herbs:  Chia, Cinnamon, Ginger Root, Licorice, Marshmallow Root, Psyllium Husk Powder, Triphala

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    Daily Liver Formula*

    Daily support for a healthy liver*

    Proper liver function is essential to overall health. The liver is responsible for the synthesis, metabolism and catabolism (breakdown) of hormones and aids in the absorption of vitamins. It also efficiently eliminates environmental toxins. With daily use, Daily Liver Formula* delivers herbal antioxidant sources and supports healthy levels of inflammation to maintain a healthy liver.*

    Herbs:  Chinese Skullcap, Licorice, Milk Thistle Seed, Schisandra, Turmeric

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    Diet Slim Tea

    Part of your overall wellness plan*

    Paired with a balanced diet and regular exercise, Diet Slim tea is a daily ritual that helps keep you on track.* With herbs like Dandelion and Orthosiphon, this pleasant blend supports healthy weight management by encouraging optimal fluid balance.* Licorice, Fennel and Spearmint lend a delicious, soothing taste.

    Herbs:  Dandelion, Fennel, Licorice

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    Echinacea / Goldenseal Propolis Throat Spray

    Promotes immune & throat health*

    Echinacea / Goldenseal Propolis Throat Spray supports a healthy immune system response and maintains a healthy inflammatory response to occasional seasonal stressors.* This spray, which contains Gaia Farm Echinacea, also promotes normal secretion from the nose and eyes *

    Herbs:  Echinacea Angustifolia Root, Echinacea Purpurea Aerial Parts, Goldenseal, Licorice, Oregon Grape, Peppermint, Propolis, Thyme

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    Gas & Bloating Tea

    Quiet the belly, quickly & reliably*

    Occasional digestive gas and bloating can be embarrassing and inconvenient, but Gas & Bloating tea provides fast-acting, discreet support for such occasional digestive discomfort.* Peppermint, plus Fennel fruit and essential oil, soothe and cool while dispelling gas naturally.* Sip a mug after meals to cleanse the palate.*

    Herbs:  Caraway, Chamomile, Fennel, Fennel, Licorice, Peppermint Leaf, Star Anise

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    Ginseng / Schisandra Supreme

    Supports healthy stamina levels*

    Ginseng / Schisandra Supreme helps maintain vigor, potency and performance to support the over-worked individual from normal fatigue.* It supports the body in adapting to physical, mental and environmental stressors.*

    Herbs:  American Ginseng, American Skullcap, Cola, Damiana, Eleuthero, Licorice, Oats, Prickly Ash, Schisandra

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    HPA Axis: Homeostasis

    Revives healthy energy & stress levels*

    Occasional exhaustion and stress are a combination seen all too often in modern life. HPA Axis: Homeostasis combines pure and potent herbal extracts that approach and address these concerns holistically.*

    Herbs:  Asian Ginseng, Cordyceps, Eleuthero, Licorice, Prickly Ash, Rhaponticum, Rhodiola, Schisandra

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    Licorice Root

    500 mg/ml herb equivalency

    With a long and diverse history of use in the East and West, Licorice Root supports healthy stomach and gastrointestinal tract functions, including relaxation of occasional irritation of the GI lining.* Licorice Root also supports healthy adrenal function and promotes vitality.*

    Herbs:  Licorice

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    Licorice Root, Vegetable Glycerin Extract

    500 mg/ml herb equivalency

    One of the most widely used traditional herbs, Licorice Root has been used for thousands of years by Western and Eastern herbalists. It can be used to support the immune system, the adrenal glands and the digestive system; it also supports a normal inflammatory response.* In a glycerin base, the formulation tastes great.

    Herbs:  Licorice

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    Liver Cleanse Tea

    Daily support for a healthy liver and elimination of toxins*

    Your liver is responsible for hundreds of tasks within the body.* Liver Cleanse tea, with a pleasant minty taste, supports the liver daily in two of its most prominent roles: natural detoxification and digestive support.* Dandelion and Artichoke are traditional purifying herbs, while Chinese Skullcap promotes a healthy inflammatory response and Schisandra provides antioxidant support.*

    Herbs:  Artichoke, Chinese Skullcap, Dandelion, Licorice, Peppermint Leaf, Rooibos, Schisandra

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    Natural Laxative Tea

    A gentle push in the right direction*

    This tea is so delicious you might forget why you are drinking it. Easier to digest than a tablet, Natural Laxative tea gently encourages the elimination process during times of occasional constipation.* This blend of 100% organic herbs works together to both revitalize and soothe your digestive system.*

    Herbs:  Caraway, Fennel, Lemon Balm, Licorice, Senna

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    Red Clover Supreme

    Supports cellular detoxification & skin health*

    A rich source of naturally occurring plant phytoestrogens, Red Clover Supreme supports the body during menopause, encourages healthy detoxification and promotes healthy skin and appearance.*

    Herbs:  Burdock, Cleavers, Licorice, Nettle, Plantain Leaf, Prickly Ash, Red Clover, Yarrow, Yellow Dock

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    Reflux Relief

    For occasional upset stomach, heartburn & acid indigestion*

    Reflux Relief combines botanicals with mineral nutrients to provide relief for occasional heartburn and acid indigestion, while promoting healthy stomach function.* Natural sources of sodium bicarbonate and calcium carbonate work as neutralizers to maintain stomach acid balance.* Organic extracts of soothing plants such as Aloe, Marshmallow, High Mallow Leaf, Licorice and Chamomile promote healthy gastric function.*

    Herbs:  Aloe, Chamomile, Licorice, Mallow leaf, Marshmallow Root, Spearmint Natural Flavor, Sugar Cane

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    Sinus Comfort Tea

    Savory Sinus Support*

    Familiar, comforting herbs mingle to soothe both the senses and sinuses in Sinus Comfort.* The aroma of Rosemary leaf and Sage greet you upon the first sip, followed by Oregano and Thyme. Cinnamon essential oil and Ginger add spice, while Holy Basil and Green Tea balance this robust tea.

    Herbs:  Cinnamon, Eucalyptus, Ginger Root, Green Tea, Holy Basil, Licorice, Oregano, Rosemary, Sage Leaves, Thyme

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    Sleep & Relax Tea

    A delicious way to end the day*

    Signal the transition between day and night by sipping a cup of Sleep & Relax tea an hour before bed. Organic Lemon Balm, Passionflower and Chamomile enhance its gentle yet fast relaxing action.* Passionflower’s tropical fruit flavor, combined with natural orange flavor, is sweet and satisfying. You can rest assured knowing this tea is not habit-forming*

    Herbs:  Chamomile, Lemon Balm, Licorice, Passionflower

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