A 34-year-old member asked:
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How much licorice root would you need to consume in order to significantly raise your blood pressure?

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Dr. Bart Denys
38 years experience in Cardiology
Licorice: Depends upon the person. There are significant differences in sensitivity, absorption, metabolism, and elimination between individuals. The response is more pronounced if you already have high blood pressure and less so in individuals with normal blood pressure.
Answered on Jun 6, 2015
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See below: As little as 50 grams daily for 2 weeks.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
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Sounds ok: The main concern is that it can cause high blood pressure so if your BP is low or normal, it sounds like you're okay.
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Probably ok: Not sure what danger there is to eating licorice other than danger of weight gain and diabetes. If you are eating in moderation, I wouldn't worry abo ... Read More
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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Licorice: They can for some people.

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