Liquorice Root Powder
Liquorice root powder (Glycyrrhiza glabra)
Seek professional advice before taking in pregnancy in higher doses than occasional food flavouring or tea. Avoid in hypertension, hypokalaemia, liver disorders, anorexia nervosa, oedema, congestive heart failure and cirrhosis of the liver. May cause loosening of stools, in which case simply reduce dose slightly.
High doses of liquorice should be used for up to 6 weeks only.