Odd question

  iqs 17:55 PM 31 Jul 11

Hi, Yet again another question to ask,which will settle an argument . Is it correct that bassetts allsorts can help with constipation , if this is true and I don't believe so,how many will you have to consume ? Thanks

  Aitchbee 18:23 PM 31 Jul 11

iqs - You should have renamed your topic 'Odd Poser' to see if Google Ads could handle it :-]

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 18:37 PM 31 Jul 11

Its the liquorice that helps link text

  VCR97 18:41 PM 31 Jul 11

From Wikipedia: Liquorice may be useful in conventional and naturopathic medicine for both mouth ulcers[23] and peptic ulcers.[24] Liquorice is also a mild laxative and may be used as a topical antiviral agent for shingles, ophthalmic, oral or genital herpes

  sunnystaines 21:22 PM 31 Jul 11

too much Liquorice is the opposite of viagra.

  Forum Editor 22:45 PM 31 Jul 11

As with many things, a little licorice can have beneficial effects. Too much can can cause some serious problems however, so we're not going to offer any advice with regard to quantities here.

  rdave13 23:52 PM 31 Jul 11


Go for a few pints of Guinness. A tad more expensive but much more moving....

  BT 08:38 AM 01 Aug 11

Liquorice is also quite good to relieve the mouth burn of hot curries etc. Not quite sure if it has the same effect the following morning at the other end!

  onthelimit1 09:00 AM 01 Aug 11

Wish I hadn't opened this thread as I sit here with my breakfast porridge!

  Quickbeam 09:30 AM 01 Aug 11

Another thread goes down the pan...

  Mr Mistoffelees 12:03 PM 01 Aug 11

I don't like licorice, so Guinness and baked beans for me.


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