Metaphysical Properties of Licorice Root
Official Name: Glycyrrhiza glabra
Other Names: Lacris, Licorice, Lycorys, Reglisse, Sweet Root
Uses: Love, Lust, Fidelity
Common Magical Uses and Folklore of Licorice Root
Chewing on a licorice stick (the root) will make you passionate.
It is also a good practice to use while quitting smoking.
Licorice is added to love and lust sachets and carried to attract love, and used in spells to ensure fidelity.
Licorice root makes useful wands.
Licorice or licorice is the root of Glycyrrhiza glabra from which a sweet flavor can be extracted. The licorice plant is a herbaceous perennial legume native to the Middle East, southern Europe, and parts of Asia, such as India.
Other Metaphysical Properties
Licorice root relieves coughs and arthritis. There are various medicinal uses of the root. It has been compared to codeine for stopping coughs and bringing up phlegm to clear the lungs. It has essential anti-inflammatory elements better known as saponins. The root helps with bronchitis and colds, especially when taken as a special tea. Some people chew the root to relieve mild ulcers.