Add sweetness with a spicy kick to any beverage or food. Cut and sifted licorice root delivers 30-50 times more sweetness than pure sugar and has an enhancing aroma too. From Eastern Europe and Asia, Frontier Co-op Licorice Root is the perfect flavoring agent and aroma enhancer for teas, cookies, fruit juices, syrups, and more. Add it to DIY cosmetics too.
BOTANICAL NAME Glycyrrhiza species
FORM Cut & Sifted
ORIGIN Eastern Europe/Asia
PLANT PART Root
ADDITIONAL PRODUCT DETAILS
LICORICE (LIQUORICE) - Our licorice root (Glycyrrhiza glabra L.) is sourced from Eastern Europe and Asia. It delivers a very sweet flavor familiar in many foods and beverages across the globe.
VERSATILE INGREDIENT - Licorice is most commonly added to many foods, and beverages to increase sweetness and add a spicy, mellow flavor. Licorice is naturally very sweet—30 to 50 times sweeter than traditional sugar—and is also known as sweet root.
FLAVORFUL AND AROMATIC - Enjoy the refreshing taste of licorice and its luscious aftertaste. Whether it’s used in a drink or in a prepared food product, it's the perfect balance of sweetness and spice. Licorice root has an aroma similar to sassafras, star anise, fennel, and tarragon. It makes a refreshing herbal tonic.
FROM TURKEY - Frontier Co-op Licorice Root is a kosher high-quality root, processed and cultivated in Turkey. There are no artificial additives or chemicals used during any step of the growing process.
To prepare as a tea, add 1-2 teaspoons of herb to 8 oz. water in a pot. Cover and simmer for 15-30 minutes, strain and serve immediately.
Safety Guideline: Not for prolonged use or in high doses except under the supervision of a qualified healthcare practitioner. Not for use in pregnancy except under the supervision of a healthcare practitioner. Not for use in persons with hypertension, liver disorders, edema, severe kidney insufficiency, low blood potassium, heart disease with edema or congestive heart failure.
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