Common foods can help 'landscape' the jungle of our gut microbiome
(San Diego State University) Foods such as honey, licorice, oregano, and hot sauce have an antimicrobial effect and some of them trigger phage production in our gut. We could use compounds in these foods to control harmful microbes and balance microbial diversity in the gut microbiome. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - January 13, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

From Licorice to Slippery Elm: What Works for GI Symptoms? From Licorice to Slippery Elm: What Works for GI Symptoms?
In the wake of recent concerns with ranitidine, Dr David Johnson shares the evidence (or lack thereof) for some popular alternative remedies that patients may turn to for upper GI diseases like reflux.Medscape Gastroenterology (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - November 22, 2019 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology Commentary Source Type: news

Chinese cinnamon, licorice and lily turf blend shows potential as natural laxative
(Natural News) Constipation is not an uncommon problem. In fact, it is one of the most frequently reported gastrointestinal disorders around the world. Constipation can affect many aspects of a person’s health, particularly his quality of life. Constipation that becomes chronic can even interfere with a person’s ability to do simple tasks and can lead to... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Black Licorice: Trick or Treat?
Black licorice is an old fashioned treat that can be harmful if you eat too much. If you're 40 or older, eating 2 ounces of black licorice a day for two weeks could cause an irregular heart rhythm (arrhythmia). (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - September 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Flavoured e-cigarettes may make asthma worse
Australian scientists found certain e-cigarette flavours change how sensitive mice's airways are to dust mites, a common asthma trigger. Black liquorice, for example, triggered airway inflammation. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Flavored E-Cigarettes May Make Asthma Worse
FRIDAY, Sept. 20, 2019 -- Black licorice, banana pudding and other flavored electronic cigarette liquids may make respiratory diseases like asthma worse, a new international study finds. Vaping has surged in recent years, especially among young... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 20, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Spice Up Your Cooking With Licorice-Scented Herbs
WEDNESDAY, July 24, 2019 -- Love the idea of using more exotic fresh herbs in your cooking, but not sure where to begin? Thai basil and tarragon are two to try. Thai basil and tarragon are richly flavored, leafy green herbs -- both have the aroma... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 24, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra)
Title: licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra)Category: MedicationsCreated: 3/2/2005 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/24/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - July 24, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Baked chicken and wild rice with onion and tarragon
The delicate sage and licorice flavor of the tarragon complements the chicken perfectly. (Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - June 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Man, 84, spent two weeks in hospital after consuming liquorice tea twice a day
The unnamed patient, from Canada, revealed he drunk an 'erk sous' extract up to twice a day for two weeks before going to hospital with dangerously high blood pressure. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Licorice tea causes hypertensive emergency in patient
(Joule Inc.) Licorice tea, a popular herbal tea, is not without health risks, as a case study of a man admitted to hospital for a high-blood pressure emergency demonstrates in CMAJ. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 27, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Licorice contains powerful cancer-killing properties
(Natural News) When you ask people if they like licorice, you’re likely to get a spirited response. Some people can’t get enough of its unique flavor, while others can’t stand the sight of it. It turns out that it’s not just its taste that inspires a gamut of reactions; its use in fighting breast cancer... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the benefits of licorice root?
Licorice root may offer potential health benefits, such as fighting infection, preventing tooth decay, and relieving stomach discomfort. Learn more about the possible benefits of licorice root here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Delicious remedy: Licorice is a potential treatment for ischemia-induced brain damage
(Natural News) These days, licorice is best known as a candy flavor, but at the root of that sweetness is an actual root that holds a bevy of medicinal benefits. A study led by researchers from South Korea indicates that the Chinese licorice (Glycyrrhiza uralensis), a plant widely used in traditional Chinese medicine, holds the potential to... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A natural remedy for alcohol-induced fatty liver disease found in licorice root
(Natural News) Drinking alcohol has become a major part of people’s social lives. People drink when they are happy, sad, stressed, or feeling any other emotion. There is some benefit to moderate drinking, but too much can harm a person’s health. In particular, this can lead to a condition called alcohol-induced fatty disease. A study in BMC... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Licorice root is good for the liver
In this study, which was published in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, the researchers... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Licorice herb contains neuroprotective compounds that benefit stroke patients
(Natural News) When most people think of licorice, they think of an old-fashioned candy, but don’t let the sweets fool you: Licorice isn’t just a tasty treat, it’s a traditional herbal medicine dating all the way back to Ancient Egypt. The health benefits of licorice are said to include soothing upset stomachs and heart burn,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Natural mouthwashes clean your mouth just as well as chemical ones WITHOUT the side effects
(Natural News) If you are tired or wary of the side effects of chlorhexidine-based mouthwash, you should consider switching over to natural equivalents. A study in the Journal of Ayurveda and Holistic Medicine showed that traditional mouthwashes like licorice and triphala are just as effective against bacteria in the mouth. Dental caries is the decay... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Nan Fong Hong Trading Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Sulfites in Source Day Natural Treasures Dried Liquorice Slice
New Nan Fong Hong Trading Inc. is recalling its 16 oz (454g) packages of Source Day Natural Treasures Dried Liquorice Slice because they contain undeclared sulfites. Consumers who are allergic to sulfite allergens run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - October 17, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Licorice extract is a safe and natural remedy for hyperpigmentation
(Natural News) Hyperpigmentation, or the darkening of the skin and nails, occurs when an individual has high levels of melanin. Traditionally, licorice extract is used to treat this condition. Licorice extract is often combined with different citrus fruits to make an effective skin brightener. This mixture can be applied topically to help treat the symptoms of hyperpigmentation. Licorice... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ulcerative colitis can be treated naturally with licorice
(Natural News) Ulcerative colitis (UC) has severe consequences, particularly in children. According to a study published in Chinese Herbal Medicines, the nutrients in licorice, known as an ingredient in many sweet treats, can provide relief from UC. Ulcerative colitis is an inflammatory disease that affects the bowels. It causes long-lasting ulcers along the surface of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

11 Best Foods For Your Immune System
The following story is excerpted from TIME’s special edition, 100 Most Healing Foods, which is available in stores, at the Meredith Shop and at Amazon. Vitamin C has a reputation for being a feel-good nutrient, so it will come as no surprise that this list is full of foods with high levels of it. In the body, vitamin C behaves as an antioxidant, which means it protects cells from free-radical damage. Consuming it also helps the body better absorb iron, which is critical for normal immune-system function. Although foods high in vitamin C won’t stop your flu symptoms, eating them regularly may help prevent...
Source: TIME: Health - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alexandra Sifferlin Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime Source Type: news

Cold sore: Woman cures ‘open wound’ herpes virus with this £7.95 liquorice balm treatment
COLD sore treatments can include creams or tablets. This woman cured her herpes virus condition, and helped to get rid of her condition by using this liquorice balm. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cold sore treatment: Woman cures ‘open wound’ herpes virus with £8 liquorice balm
COLD sore treatments can include creams or tablets. This woman cured her herpes virus condition, and helped to get rid of her condition by using this liquorice balm. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Licorice root outperforms anti-viral meds for cold sores: Teenage girl is finally cured after trying every conventional treatment
(Natural News) A 18-year-old girl who had cold sores since she was five said that the only treatment that effectively worked to manage her sores is a licorice balm. Indigo Faulkner tried a lot of topical treatments and even anti-viral medications prescribed by her doctor to treat her cold sores, but all of these failed.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cold sore-ridden teen finds 'cure' with liquorice balm
EXCLUSIVE: Indigo Faulkner, 18, from Shropshire, has suffered with severe cold sores since she was five and had outbreaks every six weeks until she found relief through liquorice. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cold sore-ridden teen who's never had a boyfriend
EXCLUSIVE: Indigo Faulkner, 18, from Shropshire, has suffered with severe cold sores since she was five and had outbreaks every six weeks until she found relief through liquorice. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Licorice root for heart health? When combined with other herbal compounds, it regulates calcium proteins to protect your heart muscle
(Natural News) Combining the herbal compounds of Radix aconiti carmichaeli and licorice could regulate calcium proteins and protect the heart, according to a new study. A team of researchers from Zhejiang Chinese Medical University in China studied whether the active components — aconitine, liquiritin, and glycyrrhetinic acid — found in Radix aconiti carmichaeli and licorice could... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The 11 foods that will help you sleep better tonight
Rick Hay, an Australian nutritional therapist and lecturer in weight management at the College of Naturopathic Medicine in London, says eating liquorice can help promote sleep. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Feds block herbal molecule that makes drinking alcohol less dangerous to your liver — Health Ranger
(Natural News) In recent weeks Natural News founder/editor Mike Adams, the Health Ranger, exposed yet another monumental fail on the part of the federal government: The Feds are actively blocking the public from learning about an herbal molecule from licorice root that can be added to alcoholic beverages to dramatically reduce the liver toxicity caused... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Manage the menopause naturally without HRT
This article helps you identify some simple changes you can make almost immediately which will help you manage the menopause naturally. Hot flushes and night sweats are common symptoms. Eighty percent of menopausal women experience them. Many women feel embarrassed about hot flushes, but it’s not as obvious to everyone else as it may seem to you! Symptoms can be reduced by eating lots of plant foods, especially those rich in phytoestrogens, which help to rebalance your hormones naturally. Phytoestrogens are found in abundance in soya products, legumes, and in brassica vegetables, such as cauliflower, broccoli, Brusse...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - November 20, 2017 Category: OBGYN Authors: Susie Kearley Tags: Alternatives to HRT healthy diet menopause Source Type: news

Woman drinks three cups of liquorice tea every day
Doctors at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust said the woman was consuming 'at least nine times above the safe limit' of glycyrrhizin - a compound found in liquorice. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA warns black licorice can cause heart arrythmia
Beware of black licorice this Halloween if you're over 40, the FDA warns. Eating two ounces for two weeks or more can lower potassium levels, leading to heart arrhythmias and high blood pressure. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 31, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Don ’t overdose on black licorice, FDA warns
The agency warns that the old-fashioned treat has been linked to heart troubles (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - October 31, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Don't accidentally overdose on black licorice this Halloween, the FDA warns
If Halloween is your excuse for endlessly indulging in candy (and of course it is), go slow on the black licorice. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - October 31, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA: Don't OD on Black Licorice This Halloween
For people 40 and older, eating 2 ounces of black licorice a day for at least two weeks could trigger an irregular heart rhythm (arrhythmia) and other troubles, the agency warned in advance of Halloween. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 31, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Morning Break: Black Licorice Warning; Obamacare Questions; Haunted Hospitals
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - October 31, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

FDA Issues Warning About Black Licorice For Halloween
Black licorice is a bit like Ben Affleck as Batman. People seem to either really love it or hate it. If you love it, take these precautions. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - October 31, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

One More Reason Why Black Licorice Is a Halloween Trick (and Not a Treat) (FREE)
By the Editors The FDA is reminding people to keep the black licorice in check. … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - October 31, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

FDA Warns You Can ‘ Overdose ’ On Black Licorice This Halloween
WASHINGTON (CBS) – Before you go to town on your Halloween candy this year, there’s one treat you should consume with caution. The FDA is sharing a warning about the potential dangers of black licorice. “As it turns out, you really can overdose on candy – or, more precisely, black licorice,” the FDA says. Trick or treat – gearing up for candy consumption? ✓ out this video to learn how eating too much black licorice can be harmful. pic.twitter.com/aaHVdqm505 — U.S. FDA (@US_FDA) October 30, 2017 Black licorice contains glycyrrhizin, which can cause a drop in your body’s p...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - October 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News black licorice Halloween Source Type: news

Don't OD on Black Licorice This Halloween, FDA Warns
MONDAY, Oct. 30, 2017 -- Black licorice candy may be more trick than treat for adults, according to a new U.S. Food and Drug Administration warning. For people 40 and older, eating 2 ounces of black licorice a day for at least two weeks could... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 30, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Black Licorice: Trick or Treat?
Black licorice is an old fashioned treat that can be harmful if you eat too much. If you're 40 or older, eating 2 ounces of black licorice a day for two weeks could cause an irregular heart rhythm (arrhythmia). (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - October 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wall Street Journal follows Natural News, covers licorice root molecule that can make alcohol safer to drink
(Natural News) Has someone at the Wall Street Journal been following Natural News? It sure seems like it, as the paper recently published a piece on a topic that the mainstream media usually ignores: The power of nature and the difficulties often encountered by those who want to bring products with natural ingredients to the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mainstream media trying to discourage women from using licorice root extract, saying it "interferes" with all the toxic medications they're supposed to swallow
(Natural News) As people become increasingly drawn to natural remedies, pharmaceutical companies are doing all they can to draw them back over to the dark side of conventional medication, and one common tactic is scaring them away from popular herbal remedies. Women who are hoping to find some relief from menopause have long turned to... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

EndoBreak: Diabetes & Hypertension; Licorice Root Warning
(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the endocrinology world (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - August 25, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Liquorice pills can interfere with other medication
Liquorice pills are said to reduce hot flushes by 80% and reduce bone thinning. But a new Illinois study found they can interfere with the way the liver processes other drugs and may be harmful. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Menopause aid liquorice can  interfere with medications
Liquorice pills are said to reduce hot flushes by 80% and reduce bone thinning. But a new Illinois study found they can interfere with the way the liver processes other drugs and may be harmful. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Liquorice pills combat menopause but could pose a health risk
WOMEN who take trendy liquorice pills to take some of the misery out of the menopause have been warned they can interfere with other medications. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What You Should Know About The Link Between Black Licorice And Fetal Health
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Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - February 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news