LIQUORICE ROOT POWDER (WITH FREE PLANT SEEDS)
*Liquorice has been used for 4,000 years and boasts a ton of health and skin care benefits.Liquorice is derived from the plant Glycyrrhiza glabra meaning “sweet root” in Greek. The plant is a legume, much like a bean family.How to Prepare Licorice tea-Take 1 Teaspoon powder and add into 30 ml of water.Boil it and filterit.
*Skin Benefits of Licorice Root Tea:Soothes and Hydrates Skin:Regular use of this tea is known to keep the skin moisturized and hydrated from within. You can even apply cool licorice tea on your skin and leave it for a while before washing off for a visibly soft skin.
*Natural Source of Fairness:Licorice brightens the skin, making it look fairer. Prepare a face pack by mixing the tea with Fullers Earth and turmeric powder. Apply on your face, allow it to dry, and rinse off with normal water. You can add a few drops of olive oil, coconut oil, or even almond oil to keep
your skin hydrated.
*Skin Disorders:Applying cooled licorice tea helps in healing various skin disorders, including psoriasis, eczema, skin rashes, and dry skin. The anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, and demulcent properties of this tea help to reduce inflammation, redness, and paves way for faster healing. The hydrating nature traps the moisture and prevents the skin from drying out.
*Natural Sunscreen:A thick decoction like tea can be used as a sunscreen to safeguard the skin from sun burns, tan, and harsh UVA/UVB rays. It also prevents the loss of moisture from the skin due to excessive exposure to the scorching sun. Plus, it offers guaranteed fairness and smoothness. Apply a pack by mixing in the tea with crushed cucumbers and apply it on the affected area if you are already suffering from sun damage.
*Brighten Skin-If you suffer from hyperpigmentation, a condition where patches of skin become darker than the surrounding skin due to extra melanin deposits in those spots, Liquorice can restore the skin to a lighter color when applied daily to the darkened area. Today, the leading treatment for
hyperpigmentation and skin spots is a chemical called hydroquinone. Liquorice is an exciting all-natural treatment option that offers a brilliant alternative for those looking to avoid putting a chemical on their skin.
*Firm&Tighten Skin-Who doesn’t want to keep their skin feeling baby soft?Liquorice helps regenerate elastin&collagen for skin that’s smooth to the touch and stretches easily.It also contains amino acids,which have long been known to help moisturize&rehydrate the skin.
*Fight Wrinkles-No one wants to have crow’s feet but sun damage can bring them on faster than you can say sunscreen. Thankfully, UV blocking enzymes help to ward off sun damage that can cause wrinkles to accelerate at an unwanted rate. Liquorice is also full of antioxidants that help block free radicals and keep your skin from aging prematurely.
*Hair Care:Good for the Scalp:Known for its hydrating properties, a tea made from licorice root had been used by ancient Greeks to keep the scalp moisturized. It soothes the dry scalp and prevents various scalp conditions like dandruff and scabs. Massage the tea along with few drops of coconut oil on your scalp, leave for one hour, and wash off for a moisturized scalp.Helps with Hair Growth:Topical application as well as oral use of licorice tea is known to be beneficial for hair growth. It traps the essential moisture in the scalp, paving way for the lush growth of hair follicles. This, in turn, ensures you of radiant, lush tresses.Prevents Premature Baldness:Even though not proven scientifically, people have been drinking licorice tea to prevent premature balding triggered by excessive hair loss since ancient times.Effective Hair Treatment:A pack prepared by mixing licorice root tea with henna and amla powder can be used as an effective hair treatment for various hair conditions, including sun damage, dandruff, split ends, and dull hair.