Organic Licorice/Mulethi (Glycyrrhiza glabra) is mostly associated with candy and has been used in food and medicine for 1,000 years. The medical community is starting to be more accepting of the overall holistic benefits of organic licorice. It is thought to have antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory and antiviral properties. Traditional practitioners believe that Licorice root can treat a number of health conditions, including bronchitis, constipation, heartburn, gastric ulcer, eczema, and menstrual cramps. The crop is harvested in the winter season i.e. during the months of November or December. Finest quality of organic licorice roots are hand picked and cold ground to bring you the best organic licorice powder.