100% Organic. Caffeine Free. Herbal Tea. Three thousand year old scrolls show that licorice was part of the Egyptian and Assyrian cultures in ancient times. It originated in southern Europe and western Asia but now grows in various countries across the world. . Licorice roots are currently cultivated for both their flavor and medicinal uses. Also known as 'sweet wood' licorice is usually collected when sweetest; in the autumn of its fourth year. This tea is powerfully sweet and enjoyable. We hope you like it!