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Liquorice Tea

(Glycyrrhiza glabra L.)



Liquorice is a member of the legume family which is native to southern Europe, India and parts of Asia. Although its distinctive flavour is similar to that of anise or fennel the plants are not related botanically, but some products described as liquorice have been found to contain anise, instead.1,2 Liquorice tea is made from the root and stolon.



1 Liquorice - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

2 http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginfo/natural/881.html


4 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8783808

5 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25032255

6 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17462578

7 http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginfo/natural/881.html

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