Traditional Medicinals Caffeine Free Herbal Tea Bags Organic Licorice Root
Organic Licorice Root
- 100% FairWild® Certified ingredients by dry weight
- USDA Organic
- Caffeine free herbal tea
- 100% organic ingredients
- Certified by the California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF).
FairWild® Certified Organic Licorice Root
The global supply of licorice root is wild collected (not grown on farms) by local people mainly in the countries of Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Pakistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and the western frontier regions of China.
The organic licorice root in this tea is independently certified according to the FairWild Standard and to the USDA National Organic Program (NOP) Wild-crop Harvesting Practice Standard.
- FairWild® Certification helps to assure collectors receive a fair price for their crops and fair trade benefits for collector communities.
- USDA NOP Wild-crop Certification ensures that the harvesting or gathering will not be destructive to the enviroment and will sustain the growth and production of the wild crop.
Knowledge * Efficacy
FairWild tea, what's it all about?
The licorice root in this tea is wild collected (not grown on farms) and is certified according to the FairWild Standard. Your purchase of this FairWild® Certified Organic Licorice Root tea helps to assure collectors receive a fair price for their crops and fair trade benefits for collector communities.
The FairWild® Certified label is a simple way for you to know that the licorice root in this product was produced under socially, environmentally and economically sustainable conditions.
Sustainability * Partnership
Every tea bag in this box has been individually wrapped and sealed for freshness, ensuring that the beneficial components of the herb remain intact.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
**This is the pharmacopeial quality standard we use because quality matters.
***Organic licorice root contains 100% FairWild® Certified ingredients by dry weight.
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Brew Well to be Well®
For maximum benefit, herbal tea must be properly prepared. Pour 8 oz. freshly boiled water over a tea bag in a cup. Cover cup and steep 10-15 minutes. These steps directly influence the amount of beneficial components that will end up in you teacup! Gently squeeze the tea bag to release the remaining extract. Drink 3 cups daily between meals. Sweeten with honey if desired.
We strongly encourage recycling
Please open this box from both sides, flatten and include it with other household paper or cardboard for recycling. Thanks for helping to reuse this valuable resource.
Potassium loss may occur when taking licorice root tea at the same time as other drugs, such as thiazide and loop diuretics. Potassium loss, resulting from excessive use of licorice root, may increase the action of cardiac glycosides and interact with antiarrhythmic drugs.
Shipping Weight (in lbs): 0.2 Product in inches (LxWxH): 2.8x 3.3x 4.4
Item Code: 263122
Duration of use: Unless directed by your health care provider, licorice root tea should not be taken daily for longer than 4-6 weeks.
Contraindications: Cardiovascular-related disorders such as high blood pressure, potassium deficiency (hypokalemia), impaired kidney or liver functions, cirrhosis of the liver, and pregnancy.
Interactions: Potassium loss may occur when taking licorice root tea at the same time as other drugs, such as thiazide- and loop diuretics. Potassium loss, resulting from excessive use of licorice root, may increase the action of cardiac glycosides and interact with antiarrhythmic drugs.
Do not use if pregnant or breast-feeding unless directed otherwise by your doctor.
Side Effects: Prolonged use of excessive doses may lead to mineralocorticoid effects in the form of electrolyte imbalance (sodium retention and potassium loss) accompanied by hypertension, edema and suppression of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system. In rare cases, hypokalemic myopathy may occur.