Are you sensitive to adaptogens? Do you have high blood pressure? If you are very sensitive in those ways, then you might be reacting to the licorice.
You could herx from the antimicrobial herbs hitting other infections, I suppose, but why not assume that it's hitting Bartonella?
I know you have had a lot of anxiety and indecision lately about
treatment, so I'm excited for you that you took the plunge and tried something! I know how tough that can be - willingly doing something that might make you feel worse, when your kids rely on you and you already feel bad. It takes a lot of courage, so be proud of yourself. It's impossible to know the right thing to do for a particular body with its particular panoply of disorders, even for the world's best LLMD or kinesiologist or TCM doctor or caregiver of whichever school of thought one subscribes to.
So sometimes we just have to pick something and see. You always can change your mind if it doesn't work out.
Whether sleep disruption is from a herx, an infection, or anxiety, it can make everything else so much harder. Do you have any helpful sleep tricks? Melatonin, guided meditation recordings, CBD?
Rooting for you!