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liquorice

(US and Canadian), licorice
1. a perennial Mediterranean leguminous shrub, Glycyrrhiza glabra, having spikes of pale blue flowers and flat red-brown pods
2. the dried root of this plant, used as a laxative and in confectionery
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The large amount of liquorice tea consumed caused his blood pressure to soar to dangerous levels, and he was hospitalised for two weeks, The Mirror reported.
Liquorice is over 50 times sweeter than sugar and is used as a flavouring agent to mask the bitter taste of many medicines.
While initially the medical team felt that Conn's syndrome was a likely cause of the abnormalities, this was reconsidered on a ward round where, following research on the internet into her abnormalities, patient X brought it to the attention of the team that she had been consuming between six and eight liquorice tea infusions per day for the past two months and had been consuming around three a day for a significant period time prior to this (roughly 18 months).
The FDA's warning applies very specifically to people aged over 40 who eat 2oz - about one eighth of a pack - of black liquorice a day for two or more weeks.
Double cream, to serve (optional) METHOD 1 Heat the milk, cream, sugar, salt and liquorice in a small saucepan over a low heat so that it slowly comes to a gentle boil, stirring occasionally to help the sugar and liquorice dissolve.
TIP: Liquorice root has been grown in the UK since monastic times.
Once cool add your snail's features, use ready-made candy eyes and liquorice string for eye stalks, using a cocktail stick to make a small hole in the pastry.
Aqueous extracts and polysaccharides from liquorice roots (Glycyrrhiza glabra L.) inhibit adhesion of Helicobacter pylori to human gastric mucosa.
overtook in a seting nonchalantly It's directed by Liquorice Rebecca Gatward and stars Samantha Power (last seen in Coronation Street as Dev's friend Talisa) in the title role and Rebecca Ryan (Debbie Gallagher in Shameless) as her daughter Denise, also a cyclist.
[USPRwire, Fri Nov 28 2014] The general trend started in 2011, when liquorice was used as an ingredient for the Nobel dinner.
8 October 2014 - French advertising services provider Publicis Groupe SA (EPA:PUB) announced that it had purchased three South African digital advertising companies - BrandsRock, Liquorice and Machine.