Is licorice bad for ones heart?

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Offline Karen W.

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Is licorice bad for ones heart?
« on: 15/10/2007 22:56:53 »
My herb book warns against eating any form of licorice if you have heart problems. Is there truth to that and if it is true, why and what does it do to the heart and how?




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Offline Carol-A

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Is licorice bad for ones heart?
« Reply #1 on: 16/10/2007 07:29:18 »
Licorice raises the blood pressure!

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Is licorice bad for ones heart?
« Reply #2 on: 16/10/2007 07:36:21 »
Really.. wow I better stop eating licorice... I love it!

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« Reply #3 on: 16/10/2007 11:43:29 »
Me too... but my hypertension specialist told me not to eat it.

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« Reply #4 on: 17/10/2007 01:54:34 »
Well I will have to remember and try to not eat it. I like it though.. don't buy it much but now and again.

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« Reply #5 on: 18/10/2007 03:01:56 »
Ugh!  Just saw hubby, who has high blood pressure eating it! [:(!]
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« Reply #6 on: 18/10/2007 03:05:37 »
uh oh