Product Code: licorice
Licorice is taken by mouth for
various digestive system complaints including stomach ulcers, heartburn, colic,
and ongoing inflammation of the lining of the stomach (chronic gastritis). Some
people take licorice by mouth for sore throat, bronchitis, cough, and
infections caused by bacteria or viruses.
What is licorice root good for? Licorice root has been used
for centuries by the Egyptians, Chinese, Greek and many other nations in Asia
for medicinal, confectionery and flavoring purposes. It is also known as Gan
Zao and sweet root in Chinese. The licorice root benefits are surplus and is
one of the most widely used herbs in the world. Licorice root contains many
healthy components. Some of them are flavonoids, plant sterols, volatile oils,
chalcones, glycosides, coumarins, glycyrrhizic acid, asparagines and anethole.
The perennial herb grows up to 2 meters. Licorice root provides relief for many
health conditions. Some of them are assorted infections, canker sores,
depression, menopausal issues, skin rashes, liver disorders, bursitis, chronic
exhaustion, heartburn, dandruff, viral infections, arthritis, tendinitis,
baldness, asthma, athleteâ€™s foot and yeast infections.