Liquorice Root Tea

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Looking for a simple way to detox? My grandmother always told me to drink licorice root tea, as it is a detoxifying drink that helps to cleanse chemical contaminants from the body. Since she always told me about it I did some research and apparently it may also help to cut sugar cravings. So I guess that helps you detoxify in some ways as it stops you craving sugar.

What You'll Need

  • Liquorice
  • Ground ginger
  • Lemon juice

What You'll Do

  • To make Liquorice Root Tea:
  • Add one tablespoon of crushed liquorice and one teaspoon of ground ginger to a large mug of boiling water.
  • Leave to simmer for 6-8 minutes
  • Strain and stir in one teaspoon of lemon juice.
  • Drink once a week - it is not a drink you need every day (and too much can actually be harmful).

Tips & Warnings

  • WARNING: Do not take liquorice root in excess as it may cause harmful side effects including increased blood pressure and sodium retention.
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