Licorice Tea Recipe

Licorice Tea Recipe
Licorice Tea Recipe

Licorice Tea Recipe

Recipe by Gennysser
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Licorice Tea Recipe

Course: DrinksCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy


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  • 1 Tbsp 1 licorice root (crushed)

  • 2 cups 2 water (filtered or distilled)


  • Heat the water either in a stovetop pot or in a kettle to a boil.
  • Once the water is boiling, turn the heat off.
  • Add the licorice root and allow it to steep for 4-5 minutes.
  • Strain the tea from the pot to a cup using a tea or coffee strainer.
  • Add any honey of your choice (optional, the tea is sweet without any added sweetener).

Benefits of Licorice Tea

(Glycyrrhiza Glabra)

Licorice tea acts on the adrenal gland and helps balance your hormones. With a boost of estrogen as one of the licorice tea benefits, this tea also helps with common symptoms of menopause. You can enjoy this licorice root tea recipe without any form of sugar added to it because the tea itself, is sweet.


Benefits of Licorice Root

  • Hormone Balance. If you have hormonal imbalance, licorice tea will help balance your hormones.
  • Adrenal Tonic. Licorice can provide valuable support in any situation whereas the adrenal gland have been subject to long-term stress. It is an estrogenic remedy for menopausal exhaustion.
  • Digestion. Licorice will help with digestion issues and acid reflux. It will work its healing actions through the gastrointestinal track. Licorice is amazing for aiding indigestion.
  • Sore Throat / Cough. If you’re sick, grab a mug and start chugging. Licorice is good for helping to ease any sore throat or cough you have with its demulcent properties.
  • Inflammatory Arthritis. Licorice helps release stiffness in muscles and joints. It helps to dampen chronic inflammation, easing associated discomfort in conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis and polymyalgia rheumatica.

Licorice root was valued by Antient Greek Commander Alexander the Great (356-323 BCE) , it is said his troops would chew on licorice root to give them fighting energy.

Power Snacks on the Go!

If you liked this recipe, I encourage you to try my Soursop Tea Recipe.


5.0 from 1 vote