Dried Licorice Root Tea Introduction
Licorice root comes from the plant called Glycyrrhiza glabra that is native to Asia and Europe. It best known for its sweetness, but did you know that tea is also made from the licorice root?
As you might guess it, this is a very sweet tasting tea and if you love licorice candy, you will fall in love with this tea. Apart from its sweetness, it also has some rooty tones which make its flavor very distinctive and recognizable. It will wake up your taste buds and leave a great aftertaste in your mouth. Another important aspect of tea drinking is of course the smell. You can enjoy the aromatic properties licorice offers and let the sweet scent swirl all around you.
Licorice, also known by the name of sweet root, has a long and interesting history since it has been around for centuries. It was very popular in ancient Egypt and was used to make a sweet beverage. It was adored by the King Tutankhamen and he ordered to be buried with it, along with his other treasures so that he can enjoy his favorite drink in the afterlife. Medicinal properties of licorice were well known in Egypt at that time and it was considered to be one of the most powerful natural remedies.
Ancient Greeks also praised this root and some stories say that soldiers chewed on it and were able to go for days without drinking water. Alexander the Great order his people to do the same to avoid dehydration and cure illness. The Hindus believed it could improve sexual performance and energy. It was also used as a key component of Ayurvedic medicine that could cure a number of different illnesses. Native Indians know it to be a powerful detoxifier and laxative and have also been using it for years.
Licorice root has some interesting uses apart from medicine and tea. It is used in the production of cigarettes and tobacco in order to enhance the flavor. But most famously, it is used to make candy. The history of licorice sweets dates back to 16th England. It is mixed with all kinds of candy, but most recognize it as chewable ropes or strings.
If you like the taste of licorice, you will absolutely love this tea. The flavor is instantly recognizable and will not leave you indifferent. You can almost taste all the history and culture that licorice encompasses and be transported to an ancient world. The fact that licorice tea has been around for so long speaks volumes about its appeal and medicinal properties. It is also very versatile since you can drink it both hot and cold and it’s a great replacement for unhealthy beverages and sodas.
Taste and Smell Profile
• Flavor: Sweet and floral
• Color: Earthy
• Smell: Sweet
Licorice Root Profile
• Before Brewing: Orange, crunchy
• After Brewing: Soft and mushy
About AiryTea Licorice Root Tea Package
• Tea Type: Dried Licorice Root Tea
• Weight: 200g
• Shelf Life: 18 months
• Tea Storage Recommendation: Store it in a cool and dry place away from sunlight.
Top 10 Dried Licorice Root Tea Benefits
It is obvious that ancient cultures knew a lot more about herbs and its medicinal value than people today. That’s why we should go back in history and listen to the advice that has been passed down through time. The health benefits of licorice root tea have been proved over and over again and there are many studies that support that.
Licorice root tea contains an abundance vitamins and minerals like vitamin A, B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B9, C and E and minerals calcium, magnesium, manganese, calcium, iron, phosphorus, potassium, and sodium. This tea is a natural medicine for any kind of stomach issues including pain, cramps, digestive problems, and stomach ulcers. It can boost your immune system and speed up the recovery from a cold or flu. It does wonders for your teeth and oral health, gets rid of toxins from your body, soothes premenstrual symptoms, and many more. So be sure to take full advantage of this powerful herb and drink it regularly.
For the full list of licorice tea health benefits, read the full article.
1. Licorice Tea Reduces Stress
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How To Brew / Prepare Licorice Root Tea?
Bring water to a boil and the put licorice tea in the water. Remove from heat and let it steep for about 5 minutes. Strain the licorice roots and enjoy your delicious tea! You can also drink this tea as a cold beverage by simply cooling it down and adding ice. You should not drink more than 3 cups of this tea a day. Three cups will get you all the health benefits without the unwanted side effects.
Dried Licorice Root Tea Shipping Times
We are proud to offer two great shipping methods that will suit everyone’s needs.
Flat Rate Shipping
- Great for people who are not in a hurry and want to save on even more for mulberry tea. This method will take around 10 to 30 days to arrive.
- For everyone who wants to try our mulberry tea as soon as possible, pick this method and get your tea in just 1 to 5 business days.
Please note: this excludes handling time, which is usually less than 24 hours. However, if there are certain situations beyond our control (such as the post office being closed) it may take up to 72 hours for your package to be shipped.
If you have changed your mind regarding the tea, you can return the unopened package to us and we will be more than happy to give you a refund. Please contact us (with your order number) to proceed with the request.