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Licorice, White Willow and Turmeric

Other Names: Licorice, Liquorice, European Licorice, Mulethi, Sweet Wort, Sweet Root, Spanish Root, Sweetwood, Glycyrrhiza Glabra
Traditional Usages: Dry Cough, Hoarseness, Wheezing, Shortness of Breath, Difficulty Urinating, Intestinal Infections, Infertility, Menopausal Dysfunctions, Addison's Disease, Stomach and Duodenal Ulcers, Upset Stomach, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Crohn's Disease, Age-related Mental Decline, Help with Non-Smoking, Hairloss, Licorice Sticks, Dropsy, Asthma, Consumption, Stout, Porter, Chewing and Smoking Tobacco, Diarrhea, Toothache, Arthritis, Bronchitis, Allergies, Rheumatism, Abscess, Acne, Excessive Use Lowers the Libido in Men and Women
Resources: British Isles, Europe, Mediterranean, Iran - Middle East, Asia, US, China, Russia,
Parts Used: Root, Bark
Health Warning: Avoid during Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Licorice, White Willow and Turmeric - Herbal remedy for Tennis Elbow: Licorice, white willow and turmeric may help relieve tennis elbow symptoms. To make herbal tea, infuse 1-2 teaspoons of dried licorice or white willow in 1 cup boiling water. Allow the mixture to stand for 15-20 minutes. Strain and drink up to three cups daily, as needed. Take up to 500 milligrams turmeric extract or 500 milligrams willow bark extract three times daily to treat the condition. Both of these extracts relieve pain, and turmeric relieves inflammation.
Health Warning: Because these extracts may increase the risk of bleeding, they should not be taken by individuals who are taking anticoagulant or blood thinning medications. Do not take white willow bark if you take aspirin or if you are allergic to aspirin, as the herb may cause complications. If you are taking medications you should consult you medical doctor before taking any of these herbs.

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