From Ronit's Desk...
“A true teacher would never tell you what to do. But he would give you the knowledge with which you could decide what would be best for you to do.”
Ronit Mor, ND
Technically a legume, related to beans and peas, licorice has a rich and ancient history of use as a medicine, being rooted in Indian, Chinese, Greek and Egyptian traditions, alike. Its sweetness results from the presence of glycyrrhizin (or glycyrrhizic acid or glycyrrhizinic acid), a compound 30-50 times sweeter than sugar.
But glycyrrhizin’s properties go way beyond its sweetness; with over 1,500 published studies on the National Institutes of Health's US National Library of Medicine, it is also one of the most powerful antiviral compounds ever studied