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Title: Why Is Liquorice NOT good for hypertension?
Post by: neilep on 22/11/2007 16:23:41
Oh great !!

I luff this stuff !

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..But I just heard on the radio that liquorice is bad if you have high blood pressure !!


whys' that then ?





Title: Why Is Liquorice NOT good for hypertension?
Post by: Karen W. on 22/11/2007 16:56:20
Yes I love black licorice and have known this for a long time. My herb book says anyone with heart trouble should avoid licorice!I will dig out my book and give you their explanation!
Title: Why Is Liquorice NOT good for hypertension?
Post by: Bored chemist on 22/11/2007 20:00:07
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glycyrrhizin