WHAT DOES IT DO?
Licorice is one of the most important herbs in traditional Chinese medicine. Today it is also a favorite of naturopathic physicians. It contains glycyrrhizin (about 10% of weight) and flavonoids. Glycyrrhizin is an anti-inflammatory similar to prednisone or other corticosteroids, and inhibits the breakdown of the body's primary anti-inflammatory, cortisol.
Helps people deal with stress supports the adrenals.
You must carefully watch your blood pressure as it does raise it.
For some a lot and not so much in others.