Licorice root powder is used primarily for herbal preparations and teas. Size - 1 lb. Safety Info: Not for prolonged or excessive use except under the supervision of a qualified health practitioner. Prolonged use may cause potassium depletion and sodium retention resulting in symptoms of hypertension edema headache vertigo. Not for use by persons with hypertension hypokalemia edema cirrhosis of the liver cholestatic liver disorders and diabetes. Not to be used during pregnancy or while nursing.