Cut & Shifted
AKA 'Liquorice, Sweet Root, Gan cao'
Licorice Sticks are harvested from the root of licorice plant, washed, cut into smaller dry,
woody pieces, then sifted and dried. It adds richness and complexity to both sweet
and savory dishes with a warm, subtly spicy, with a spicy, sweet fragrance and slight
bitter-sweet aroma. Flavor can be quite intense and a little goes a long way.
Dried Licorice c/s are simmered into liquids (water or broth), makes it a powerful aromatic ingredient and used as a base for soups, stews, sauces, and other dishes. Strain out all the cut pieces before serving.
It is also a popular ingredient in tea because of its sweetness and health benefits.
In a pot, add 1tsp cut pieces/cup of water, bring to a boil, then simmer for 10-15 min., Strain and drink.
Do not use long-term or take in high dosages . A sip of Licorice tea can kill
sugar cravings and settles stomach problems.
It has anti-inflammatory and immune-boosting properties. Used in treating ailments from cold and cough to arthritis, and digestive problems.
Warning: *These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Always consult with a healthcare professional before using any herbal remedy