An aromatic, vigorous and stimulating beverage! Serve hot or iced. The rhizome and roots - contain therapeutic properties. The roots of lovage has been a distinguished folk medicine, especially for their diuretic (causing increased flow of urine) and carminative (relieving flatulence or colic by expelling gas) properties. Also lovage was considered to be of substantial significance for treating kidney stones, jaundice, malaria, pleurisy, boils and aching throats. Lovage roots can be used for self-healing of ailments like stomach upsets, bladder and kidney problems, menstrual disorders, and gout, rheumatism as well as migraine headaches. Interestingly, the name of the herb ‘lovage’ often deceives some people to believe that it is an important ingredient of love tonics.