Newsletter: Herbal Spotlight: Licorice and Thyroid Health

Licorice is an herb that is commonly used by many natural healthcare professionals. Glycyrrhizic acid, or Glycyrrhizin, is the main compound in licorice root. This isn't an herb that I recommend to all of my patients, but if someone has depressed cortisol levels then I frequently will recommend this herb. So licorice can help greatly with weakened adrenals. And those who have read some of my previous articles and blog posts realize that problems with the adrenals can directly or indirectly affect thyroid health. But in addition to helping with the adrenals, this herb has other benefits, some of which I will discuss in this article.

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Herbal Spotlight: Licorice and Thyroid Health


Dr. Eric Osansky