I read, in ‘Maudsley’s Prescribing Guide-lines for Psychiatry’, that ‘Peony-Licorice’ Can lower Prolactin, at least, in women. I read articles, saying it also doesn’t worsen psychosis, un-like drugs as Bromocriptine or, Cabergoline. It is available on Amazon-dot-com.
It’s not safe.
Licorice is LIKELY SAFE for most people when taken by mouth in amounts found in foods. Licorice is POSSIBLY SAFE when taken by mouth in larger amounts for medicinal purposes and when applied to the skin for a short amount of time. However, it is POSSIBLY UNSAFE when taken by mouth in large amounts for more than 4 weeks or in smaller amounts long-term. Consuming licorice daily for several weeks or longer can cause severe side effects including high blood pressure, low potassium levels, weakness, paralysis, and occasionally brain damage in otherwise healthy people. In people who eat a lot of salt or have heart disease, kidney disease, or high blood pressure, as little as 5 grams per day can cause these problems.
I honestly don’t know, about that. Following guide-lines with pills, on bottle, should help.
Licorice can raise your blood pressure to dangerous levels.
Not a good idea.
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