Liquorice is a native of the Mediterranean and the near East and now can be found throughout the subtropical and temperate regions of the world. It is cultivated throughout Russia, Turkey, Greece and the Middle East, China and most of Asia and Europe.
Pain relief, tonic, laxative, demulcent, expectorant, refrigerant, emollient, diuretic, emetic, aphrodisiac, emmengogue, rejuvenative and intellect promoting
Sanskrit Name : Yasti madhu / madhuka
Ayurvedic properties :
- Rasa – sweet
- Guna – heavy and unctuous
- Vipaka – sweet
- Veerya – cold
- Doshic Action – pacifies vata and pitta
HOME REMEDIES FOR PAIN & TIREDNESS
– 1 inch piece liquorice + 1 cup water – boil for 5 minutes, leave to cool and drink.
– ½ tsp liquorice powder + 1 cup boiling water- leave for 5 minutes and drink
Please consult your health practitioner for posology & appropriate dosage.
Ayurveda Practitioner & Educator (Nutrition – Lifestyle – Herbal Medicine – Massage Therapies)
BA (Hons), DipPrac(Ayur), DipALN(Ayur), DipAMT(Ayur), Yoga Instructor