GERD Home > Benefits of Licorice
Real licorice products are claimed to help treat several health conditions, such as stomach ulcers, a sore throat, and high cholesterol. Other benefits may include lowering cholesterol and affecting certain hormones. Although it has many health benefits, licorice can also be quite dangerous and cause negative effects, such as high blood pressure and low blood potassium.
What Are the Benefits of Licorice?
- Stomach ulcers (gastric ulcers)
- Small intestine ulcers (duodenal ulcers)
- Sore throat
- Indigestion or heartburn
- Adrenal insufficiency (underactive adrenal gland function)
- High cholesterol
- Viral infections, such as hepatitis