Licorice Root

2,800

  • 120 g
  • Make strong hot water infusions to produce syrups, tonics and teas. Licorice root is also used to flavor homemade soda and beer.

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Description

Licorice, also called sweet root, is a member of the pea family that is native to Asia and southern Europe. The root of the plant contains glycyrrhizin, a compound that is up to 50 times sweeter than table sugar.

The root, which is harvested from second or third year specimens, is dried for use in making teas, infusions and decoctions.