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Over 200 different types of liquorice wholesale in stock

Are you looking for liquorice wholesale at competitive prices? We stock over 200 different types of liquorice. 30+ of our liquorice wholesale lines are sugar free.

Liquorice has many medicinal properties that go back to the 17th century. A few medicinal uses include treating gastric disorders and stomach ulcers, respiratory affiliction, skin conditions, heart disease, hight cholesterol and more. 

We offer a selection of liquorice in different forms and flavours, some of them are: lemon, caramel, apple, mint, honey, banana, strawberry, chilly liquorice, salt, double salt, triple salt, chocolate, root liquorice, sweet, soft and sweet, hard and sweet, pure liquorice sticks, acacia liquorice, aniseed, raspberry, liquorice creams, liquorice torpedoes, salmiak liquorice, boiled, liquorice toffee, school chalks, toffee liquorice,  liquorice foam, chocolate covered liquorice, lime, herb liquorice, jelly belly liquorice, liquorice lollies, meter long liquorice, liquorice spagetti and more. 

Our liquorice wholesale range caters for a variety of dietary requirements such as glutten free, gelatine free and sugar free.

There’s a high demand for good quality liquorice in the UK. How do we know? Well, first of all because we sell a lot of it but most importantly because our trade customers buy from us over and over again as their customers keep coming back for more to buy again and again.

There are many liquorice lovers in the UK and the supermarkets don’t really sell liquorice (much) so all those liquorice lovers can buy from YOU!

Our range of wholesale liquorice includes:

Amarelli liquorice
Belgian liquorice
Chocolate liquorice
Double salt liquorice
Dutch liquorice
English liquorice
Extra salt liquorice
Finnish liquorice

German liquorice
Gluten free liquorice
Icelandic liquorice
Italian liquorice
Italian liquorice
Liquorice lollypops
Liquorice roots

Mint liquorice
Salt liquorice
Spanish liquorice
Sugar free liquorice
Swedish liquorice
Sweet liquorice
Triple salt liquorice

A small selection from our liquorice wholesale range:

Pre-packed liquorice wholesale for your convenience 

Bulk liquorice wholesale at competitive prices

The many benefits of liquorice

Not only a delicious and healthy treat, Liquorice is packed with an astonishing number of medicinal advantages, having been touted as a “cure-all” in ancient civilizations from China to Egypt that believed this powerful root was endowed with mystical healing powers.

 Native to southern Europe, parts of Asia and the Middle East, the benefits of this flowering herbaceous perennial legume quickly spread to all corners of the world, and while the Liquorice plant grows naturally in the Mediterranean, it is also cultivated as a crop in many other regions, including Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, China, India, Italy, Pakistan, Russia, Turkmenistan, the United Kingdom, Uzbekistan, and several Middle Eastern countries, such as Egypt, Iran, Iraq, and Turkey.

 Scientifically classified as “Glycyrrhiza glabra”, the word Liquorice is derived from an old French word that literally means “sweet root”. This root has been cultivated for its sweetness and important medicinal health benefits for countless years and can be utilized in its root form, as an extract, or as a candy.

 During the 17th century, the Dutch discovered that a sweet flavour can be extracted from the root of the Liquorice plant, and it is believed that Napoleon was known to be exceptionally fond of this sweet treat that is now popular worldwide.

 Once used to flavour and moisten various forms of tobacco, today the Liquorice Root is best known for its usage in flavouring sweet confectionery products, which is not at all surprising, as Liquorice includes the compound glycyrrhizin, which is thirty to fifty times sweeter than table sugar without the damage that sugar can cause to teeth!

 However, what some might be surprised to learn is that the Liquorice you enjoyed as a sweet treat during your childhood is now scientifically recognized, having been called the “Medicinal Plant of 2012”, for its medicinal value in herbalism and traditional medicine and the astonishing number of its purported health advantages.

 Following numerous research studies published during the past 3 years, while Liquorice is now hailed as a substance containing therapeutic qualities for treating a wide host of health conditions, such as sore throat, indigestion, inflammatory stomach problems, and just recently, even diabetes, you may want to keep in mind that excessive consumption of pure “glycyrrhizinic acid”, which is a component found in Liquorice, may cause adverse side effects, including low levels of potassium, tiredness, muscle weakness, leg cramps, constipation, and increased blood pressure.

 Liquorice roots contain dried roots. Boiling the liquorice root and extracting the remains, when strengthened, makes liquorice extract.

 Well known for it’s anti-inflammatory, anti-viral, anti-bacterial, anti-spasmodic, anti-depressant and antioxidant properties, as a result of this plant’s remarkable healing properties, Liquorice Root has been effectively utilized in the treatment of a very large and wide-ranging host of minor to severe health conditions, including:

 Anxiety – Asthma — Athletes foot – Baldness – Body odour – Bronchitis – Bursitis – Chronic tiredness – Colds and flu – Constipation – Coughs – Dandruff – Emphysema – Fungal infections – Gingivitis and tooth decay – Gout – Heartburn – Hormone imbalances – Hot flashes (due to menopause) – Hyperpigmentation – Infections caused by viruses – Liver problems – Mood swings – Muscle cramps – Obesity – Peptic ulcers – PMS – Prostate augmentation – Psoriasis – Rheumatoid arthritis – Shingles – Skin rashes – Sores – Sore throat – Tendonitis – Tuberculosis – Yeast infections

 Further, the use of “Deglycyrrhizinated” Liquorice Root (DGL) is often recommended for those suffering from Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), and a build-up of arterial plaque, as well as elevated cholesterol levels, and preliminary studies have demonstrated that Liquorice Root might suppress the growth of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), which could be favourable for those individuals who are at high risk or are suffering from Auto Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). Following are several common Medicinal Uses of Liquorice.

 Anxiety and Depression

According to research studies, the “Glycyrrhizic” acid contained in Liquorice Root could positively aid those suffering with anxiety and depression by promoting healthy adrenal gland function.

 Cortisol is a hormonal agent that causes tension, and secretion of cortisol is regulated by the adrenal glands. Generally, the cause of persistent depression, stress, anxiety and fatigue, is the result of diminished healthy hormone levels. Consuming one cup of Liquorice tea twice daily may prove useful for those suffering from migraine headaches triggered by stress, and the feelings of anxiety, depression or nervousness.

 Gastric Disorders & Stomach Ulcers

Liquorice is utilized in many ways to treat different intestinal and stomach conditions. As a result of its known anti-inflammatory properties, Liquorice is used to treat heartburn, and colic. As well, because Liquorice contains flavonoids that are effective in the elimination of ulcer-causing bacteria, it can effectively address persistent stomach problems that cause inflammation of the stomach lining, and Peptic stomach ulcers.

 Respiratory Conditions

Liquorice Root is a common active ingredient found in present-day throat lozenges and anti-cough mixtures, and can be used as an effective expectorant when dealing with respiratory issues such as asthma, bronchitis, coughs, and sore throat. Liquorice promotes the passage of mucous and other unwanted components from the lungs. As a result of the expectorant qualities of Liquorice, it can loosen and help remove phlegm and effectively improve the health of those suffering from colds and bronchitis, thus contributing to cleaner, healthier lungs and organs.

 Heart Disease and High Cholesterol

According to research studies, Liquorice Root might manage cholesterol levels by enhancing the flow of bile. The antioxidant activity of Liquorice Root might prevent the development of arterial plaque and thereby improve capillary function and health. Therefore, taking a daily dose of Deglycyrrhizinated Liquorice Root extract may assist in managing healthy cholesterol levels and preventing cardiovascular heart disease.

 Itchy Skin

Liquorice has been revealed to have anti-itch effects comparable to the topical use of hydrocortisone steroid cream, and Liquorice is often utilized in creams and pastes that can be applied to the afflicted skin.

 Shingles and Herpes

Liquorice Root Extract has effectively been used in the treatment of herpes simplex, shingles and cold sores, with several research studies having revealed that the anti-viral properties of Liquorice Root extract may be successful in suppressing the re-occurrence or progression of herpes simplex fever blisters.

 In some extreme cases the topical application of “Carbenoxolone” cream, which is an artificial derivative of the Glycyrrhizinic acid found in Liquorice, has been proven beneficial for eliminating the herpes virus. A simple treatment for these types of fever blisters is to ingest one pill of Liquorice Root extract twice daily and apply Liquorice Root extract gel or lotion to the afflicted area 4 to 5 times each day.

 Hormone Imbalances

Liquorice roots have anti-inflammatory, anti-spasmodic, and anti-depressant qualities, and as a result of the antioxidant properties of these medicinal roots, they can effectively work in treating high cholesterol, heart problems, and menopause.

 In order to promote positive progress without any unwanted side effects, the Liquorice root is used in its de-glycyrrhizinate form, where it can be effective in decreasing arterial plaque build-up on the walls of the arteries, and enhance capillary health, which is paramount in preventing cardiovascular disease.

 A daily capsule of Liquorice root extract can help to regulate and control proper hormone production in menopausal women. The antioxidant and estrogenic properties work together to encourage hormone balance, and due to the anti-spasmodic and anti-inflammatory properties of this amazing plant, PMS and menstrual cramps (as a result of fluctuations in hormone balance) are reduced when adding the health benefits of Liquorice root.

 Diabetes

Perhaps the most ironic discovery concerning the health benefits of Liquorice occurred in the spring of 2012, when a research team at the Max Slab Institute for Molecular Genetics in Berlin, Germany identified a group of substances found within the Liquorice root (“amorfrutins”) reduced inflammation and blood sugar levels, prompting them to advocate that the sweetest of all sugary tasting foods (Liquorice) might be the newest treatment in the fight against the rampant diabetes epidemic that is sweeping the nation.

 According to an article entitled “Liquorice: The Candy that Combats Diabetes,” which was published in the May 2012 edition of the monthly magazine, The Atlantic, “Now scientists have discovered that Liquorice Root from the papilionaceae or leguminous family may also work in the treatment of Type 2 diabetes.”

 Further, Doctor Singh’s blog on Liquorice Advantages notes that Liquorice can be effectively used to help reduce moderate cognitive concerns that are caused by diabetes, and that the flavonoids found in Liquorice help to strengthen nerves and enhance memory.

 Liquorice sweets, just to eat.

 Obviously, one can’t forget the most apparent benefit of Liquorice, which is that it makes us feel better simply because we love the taste!

 Because of its unique flavour and sweetness, Liquorice extract or Liquorice root is a very popular flavouring for many types of confectionery products found in today marketplace, and individuals with a sweet tooth all over the world can enjoy the benefits of this most popular and highly versatile plant.

 

Disclaimer:

 The details provided here have been obtained by means of research on the World Wide Web, and for that reason we cannot ensure accuracy. Be aware that consuming excessive amounts of Liquorice can have adverse effects. If you have any health conditions or concerns, discuss with your General Practitioner whether or not consuming Liquorice will be good for you.

 

Resources:

 Herbal Legacy: www.herballegacy.com

Home Remedies Web: www.homeremediesweb.com 

Kew: www.kew.org

Natural News: www.naturalnews.com

Natural Therapy Pages: www.naturaltherapypages.com

The Atlantic: www.theatlantic.com/health

 

 

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