More facts about the healthy goodness of licorice and Liquorice Altoid Mints

Today licorice facts:
Hippocrates in the 4th century BC recommended licorice for the treatment of ulcers.
Licorice is currently being used in the research and treatment of hepatitis and HIV.
Licorice has roots in two Greek words meaning "sweet" plus "root." The Greek glykys, meaning "sweet".

I am in a very 'happy, happy, joy, joy" mood since I am getting my beloved licorice Altoids back in stock tomorrow! I cannot wait to rip the plastic off of a tin and sniff in that wonderful liquorice Altoid smell. sigh.
Originally posted 4/14/08

Buy Licorice Altoids mints at Marina Market for only $2.25!

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