Licorice a sweet, natural cold remedy

Anonymous
Nov 13, 2012

This week on Mary Colvin's Herbal Collections blog, we learn about the healing powers of licorice. Often associated with sweets, this flowering plant has been used by people for thousands of years.

 

"Licorice is an ancient herb first appearing in text in China’s great herbal (Pen Tsao Ching) back in 3000 B.C.  It was also discovered in a bundle in King Tut’s Tomb over four thousand miles away and a few millenniums later.  Utilized medicinally by great physicians; such as Dioscorides and Culpepper, it has long been known for its healing abilities and sweet constitution."

Keep reading HERE.