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Licorice Root Organic
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The licorice plant (Glycyrrhiza glabra) is used as a medicine around the world. It originated in Europe. Now licorice grows all across Eurasia. It has been used for thousands of years to treat the gastrointestinal and urinary tracts with its soothing and coating action and to treat the adrenals. Concerning the mouth and lungs, its demulcent properties soothe sore throats, while its anti-inflammatory actions help with asthma and bronchitis. Recent studies have found licorice has remarkable rejuvenating effects on the cells of the digestive system and liver and may act as a powerful anti-oxidant in the body Organic food is produced by farmers who emphasize the use of renewable resources and the conservation of soil and water to enhance environmental quality for future generations. Organic meat, poultry, eggs, and dairy products come from animals that are given no antibiotics or growth hormones. Organic food is produced without using most conventional pesticides; fertilizers made with synthetic ingredients or sewage sludge; bioengineering; or ionizing radiation. Before a product can be labeled "organic," a Government-approved certifier inspects the farm where the food is grown to make sure the farmer is following all the rules necessary to meet USDA organic standards. Companies that handle or process organic food before it gets to your local supermarket or restaurant must be certified,