Liquorice Root Plant - Glychrrhiza glabra - Herb / Plant - 5 Seeds

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A perennial if mulched heavily over winter. The source of most commercial licorice used in the making of candy, liquor, and as a sweetener for herb tea. Root is up to 24% glycyrrhizin, which is 50 times sweeter than sugar. Harvest roots in the third or fourth year. Powerful anti-inflammatory properties effective for arthritis, gastritis, canker sores. Also a mild laxative. 3 year old roots are harvested in the autumn. We recommend extreme caution and thorough research before using plants for medicinal purposes.

USDA Zone - 10

Season to Sow - Spring