Organic Licorice Root Tea

USDA Organic Tea
Licorice is one of the most popular flavors in candy and beverages around the world. Unadulterated Buddha Teas Licorice Root Tea does not disappoint.

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Licorice Root Tea

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For a proper cup of tea ...

  • Recommended temperature: 205°
  • Cover and steep to taste.
  • Remove tea bag and enjoy!

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In the Know

Many people may not realize that licorice is not candy. True licorice root is not black, not red, and isn’t consumed at the movie theater. For our purposes here, let’s just toss out the notion that licorice is candy at all, because it’s really not.

What Exactly is Licorice Root?

The licorice plant is a herbaceous perennial legume. Native to southern Europe and parts of Asia, though its flavor profile mimics anise, star anise, and fennel, they are not botanically related. Licorice plant flowers are long and beautiful, boasting a purple to pale whitish blue tone.

Health Benefits of Licorice Root Tea

Though excessive consumption of licorice can cause complications for some people, as an herbal remedy for periodic treatment of various issues, its use is ancient and widespread.

How to Brew Licorice Root Tea

Make sure the water is hot enough to extract the full flavor and benefits; a good boil is recommended. However, Buddha Teas Licorice Root Tea need not steep a super long time; you’ll get great flavor after only a few minutes. The color should resemble light amber. (No, it’s not black!) To help offset the intensity of this tea, try pairing (sample ideas below).

What Does Buddha Teas Licorice Root Tea Taste Like?

Licorice Root Tea has its own, quite unique flavor. The tongue will distinguish a sweet sensation that lingers long after you sip. However, sweet may not be the most accurate way to describe this delightful, grounding tea. Somewhat tangy, decidedly rich, or thick feeling, there is no mistaking the distinctive taste of Buddha Teas Licorice Root Tea. For added benefits, as well as additional flavor experiences, try pairing with Sencha Green Tea, Sarsaparilla Root Tea, or Chamomile Flower Tea.


Because the chemical makeup of Licorice Root Tea includes glycyrrhizinic acid, which can decrease blood potassium, those concerned about high blood pressure, body fluid issues, or other health concerns should limit their intake. When in doubt, please check with your health care practitioner prior to enjoying this tea.

Where to Buy Licorice Root Tea?

While licorice root may be a common ingredient in many tea blends, finding a pure licorice root tea is a much more difficult task. Buddha Teas offers a wide selection of pure, organic herbal teas like licorice root, all packaged in bleach-free tea bags. Purchase some today to take advantage of our coupon codes and buy in bulk to save even more. Licorice Root Tea is a great addition to any herbal tea collection. If you’re still new to herbal teas and you enjoy the taste of licorice, this may be the perfect tea for you to try.

Why choose Buddha Teas?

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What sets us apart from other tea companies? We start with a philosophy of living in harmony with nature, not using it for profit. Buddha Teas uses only fresh, pure organic or sustainably wild harvested ingredients and maintains their natural purity in every tea we sell. We have also created the "Teas for Trees" campaign, planting 5000 trees a year to offset the paper use in our tea bags. Each of our tea bags is bleach-free to eliminate the risk of chemicals, and our boxes are made from 100% recycled material. When you buy Buddha Teas, you'll enjoy the fresh, full flavor of a truly natural tea in every sip.

Learn About Our "Tea For Trees" Campaign

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Our “Tea for Trees” campaign creates a sustainable model that restores one of our most precious resources while offsetting the paper used in our products. We’ve partnered with The National Forest Foundation’s Trees for Us, a program that annually plants millions of trees throughout our national forests.

By giving back whenever possible, Buddha Teas strives to honor the earth and its many blessings. Help us plant trees while enjoying an unadulterated tea that’s healthy for you, and our planet. Read more about it here.

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Review Title: Only Sweet Tea I Like

Review by Jordanon August 16, 2020
I use this licorice tea in place of artificial and natural sweeteners. This is the only unsweetened tea that has been sweet enough for me, as other brands don't have enough licorice to impart the full flavor. I even liked it better than the Buddha Teas Fennel Tea as well. I've reordered nine boxes since my first order during the lockdowns.

Review Title: Licorice

Review by Melonieon August 3, 2020
I love this tea, and the taste is so great!

Review Title: Wonderful!

Review by Michaelon July 20, 2020
I love this tea! It has a great taste, and helps with stomach aches.

Review Title: A Great Way to Start the Day

Review by Stephanieon July 15, 2020
A cup of this tea with some peppermint gets my day on the right start. It was recommended to me to help with my adrenal fatigue and I've noticed a huge improvement in my daily energy.

Review Title: This Tea is Really Good!

Review by Victoriaon June 29, 2020
I needed something for a stomach issue, and after research I found the Licorice Root Tea. It is very soothing, and I love the flavor.

Review Title: LINGERS

Review by DesertFlower on June 18, 2020
I purchased this because I heard on TV that it might be helpful with bloating. I can’t say yet how that is working out. I believe that I should cut down my brew time because, it is a little strong for me; the taste lingers in my throat, and for me it is not pleasant.

Review Title: Aromatic

Review by Patricia on June 2, 2020
Could really smell and taste the licorice. I enjoy drinking this tea.

Review Title: Licorice root tea

Review by Raye Annon June 1, 2020
I would recommend this tea. It does not have a strong licorice taste, but it is very soothing. I am enjoying my box.

Review Title: Perfect!

Review by Tiredmomon May 19, 2020
My naturopathic physician recommended Licorice Root Tea to assist in calming my system. Found this online and ordered 3 boxes (for the discount!). So far, I'm very pleased with the quality and taste. Shipped in a timely manner.


Review by Shelbyon May 13, 2020
I am new to Licorice Root Tea so I decided to give this a try. First taste it has a sweet after taste. I mixed this with Fenugreek Tea during my cycle and let me tell you: it worked to ease and calm.

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