The fine ground liquorice root has many uses but is often overlooked as a herbal remedy. It can relieve heartburn and indigestion, irritation or inflammation in the digestive tract. This herb has anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, and moderate estrogenic action which might relieve PMS symptoms including breast tenderness, menstrual cramps, nausea, and bloating, not to mention mood swings.
There is research that shows that the Glycyrrhizic acid in liquorice root can help with nervousness and depression by encouraging the function of the adrenal glands. Our adrenal glands control stress hormones including cortisol. When ones stress hormone levels are low it can often be the cause of persistent fatigue, melancholy, anxiety, and having less resistance to infections and allergens.
There are many many more properties and powers to Liquorice. Read up if its for you.. Or just enjoy as a drink.