If your loved one has high blood pressure, they should be careful not to consume too much real licorice, as real licorice, made from the licorice root may raise blood pressure. However, anise is safe for people with high blood pressure. Licorice Babies, Anise Bears, or the new Black Anise Frappes.
If you want to give a gift that your grandparent will love all year long, try the Licorice of the Month Club. Your loved one will receive a gift of licorice in the mail each month.