A 22-year-old female asked:
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i've heard some good benefits from teas. i'm just curious about the benefits of licorice spice herbal tea that doesn't contain glycyrrhizin?

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Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
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 even though i'm sure many of them are good as well. Try green tea, or even a bit better, white tea.
Answered on Feb 26, 2014
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
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 reflux. It can be used as a wash for oral ulcers ; canker sores. It also acts as an expectorant ; help to soothe sore throats.
Answered on Apr 13, 2014

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