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Egyptian licorice tea benefits

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 41 years experience
Tea/Theanine: There is a component in tea called theanine that relaxes a person and at the same time sharpens his or her focus. It's not the same for herbal teas e... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Licorice Tea: Licorice root is reported to possibly form a moist protective coating on the stomach ; esophagus which may be helpful for stomach ulcers ; gastric ref... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 35 years experience
Licorice is used as an anti inflammatory product . Many compounds sold as licorice do not have any and only its smell. Dugs including health products ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 43 years experience
Not really, no: Licorice is not really a stimulant. But one animal study does show that licorice extract (not tea) might have antidepressant-like activity on par wit... Read More
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 58 years experience
No but it can cause malignant hypertension if you eat enough.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
I am unable to find: Insomnia listed as a side effect of licorice root tea.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Stachler
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 32 years experience
Licorice root tea: Anything warm will soothe the throat when it is inflamed. Gargle with warm saltwater 1 to 2 tsp of kosher salt to one quart of water. This will take t... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
Gastroenterology 44 years experience
Be careful: DGL, deglycirrhinated licorice can soothe, heal stomach. Regular licorice can cause excess adrenal hormones (when taken in excess,).. unlikely that a... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carrie Cannon
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Dangers of licorice: Licorice tea is supposed to be caffeine-free. Licorice is not known to be a stimulant. If your tea contains glycyrrhizin, you could experience seriou... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Not recommended: The licoricetea can interfere with the potency of your birth control pills avoid.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Yes, those ingredients do not have interactions with Lorazepam. Avoid Alcohol, Citrus Bioflavenoids, Grapefruit and Melatonin while taking Lorazepam.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Taj Jiva
Dr. Taj Jivaanswered
Internal Medicine 46 years experience
Many: Tea's have high content of flavonoids — plant-derived compounds that are antioxidants. Green tea is a source of a catechins which are more powerful t... Read More