You will find two different types of licorice: standard licorice and DGL (“de-glycyrrhizinated” licorice). Each type is known to have a different set of benefits and you should chose the supplement that best suits your needs.
How To Take Licorice Root
Recommended Licorice Root dosage, active amounts, other details
Dosage of standard licorice root – 5,000 mg – 6,000 mg per day.
Concentrated standard licorice root extract – 250 mg – 500 mg three times daily for a total of 750 mg – 1,500 mg.
Licorice root tea – 10 g – 15 g of licorice root boiled in 500 ml of water for fifteen minutes. 2 – 3 cups (500–750 ml) of tea is recommended daily.
Dosage of DGL licorice root – 200 mg – 300 mg three times daily for a total of 600 – 900 mg.
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