Licorice:Glycyrrhiza Glabra,Licorice Root Extract.


Applications and Properties:


Licorice Root Liquiritia officinalis Glycyrrhiza glabraAnti-viral effect.Anti-bacterial effect.
Dilating trachea.
Anti-aging effect.
Digestive system.
Cardiovascular effect.
Anti-arrhythmia effect.
Enhance immunity by boosting levels of interferon.
Blood concentrations of electrolytes (ions) balancer.
Build energy.
Adjust hormones and treating a host of ailments.
Aspirin-like action.
Respiratory problems and sore throat:eases congestion and coughing.
Lessen chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia.
invigorating spleen and replenishing qi,
clear heat and resolve toxin,
expelling phlegm and arresting coughing,
relieving spasm and pain,
moderating the property of herbs(coordinating the drug actions of a prescription)


Licorice Root Liquiritia officinalis Glycyrrhiza glabraPMS and menstrual problems/mild estrogenic effect.
Sexual enhancement.
Anti-inflammatory action.
Powerful anti-HIV action in vivo.
Anti-ulcer agent.
Antispasmotic action.
Gastritis,gastric ulcers,ulcer prophylaxis,and viral liver inflammation.
Detoxicant action.
Super antibiotics.
Adrenal-caiticosteroids mimic.
Indicated for weakness of the spleen and the stomach,fatigue and lack of strength,Palpitation and shortness of breath,cough with much sputum,pain in the stomach duct and abdomen,hypertonicity of the limbs,Carbuncle sore,smooth the toxicity and mildness of herbs.

 Dosage suggestions from CP:The CP(Chinese-Pharmacopia 2010) suggested the herb licorice nature smooth and taste sweet,enter into the heart,lung,spleen,stomach meridians.Suggested dosage 2 to 10grams.Contraindications it need avoid combine with seaweed,radix euphorbiae pekinensis,knoxia root,euphorbia kansui,flos genkwa,store at a dry and ventilated places,moth proofing.

Safety and Toxicity:

Licorice Root Extract.LD50.Lethal dose,50 percent death.Oral.Rosent-mouse.>7500 mg/kg.Licorice flavonoids.LD50.Lethal dose,50 percent death.Oral.Rodent-mouse.845 mg/kg

 Licorice is one of the most beneficial,and also controversial,healing herbs. Advocates and users say it has been used safely around the world for thousands of years to treat a multitude of ailments.Critics cannot deny the herb's effectiveness shown in research, but insist that it can have dangerous side effects.Licorice preparations and even licorice lollies should be avoided in cases of high blood pressure,cardiac or kidney insufficiency, pregnancy, fluid retention, or myasthenia gravis sufferers (rare muscle disease).Licorice may be incompatible or interfere with prescription drugs used for the treatment of hypertension or heart failure.If wishing to use licorice while under medication, use under the guidance of a health care practitioner. Pregnant women are wise to avoid licorice, as it may create fluid retention. One adverse effect of over-indulgence of licorice lollies at any one time, can mean extra tripping to the toilet,as it can act quickly as a laxative. When licorice root is taken daily, it is recommended that the dose does not exceed 3 grams. Use for 4-6 weeks, and have 1-2 weeks break.If taking licorice in large doses be sensitive to any of the following adverse reactions and symptoms: puffy ankles, facial swelling, shortness of breath, headaches, and general weakness. Be aware some people can be quite sensitive with any herb or drug and may have adverse reactions.In moderation, most people can use licorice safely.


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  • Name:Licorice Root Extract
  • Serie No:R017.
  • Specifications:10:1 TLC.
  • EINECS/ELINCS No.:283-895-2
  • CAS:84775-66-6
  • Chem/IUPAC Name:Glycyrrhiza Glabra Extract is an extract of the roots of the licorice,Glycyrrhiza glabra,Leguminosae
  • Other Names:Liquiritia Officinalis Extract,Reglisse,lacrisse,Chinese Licorice,Gan Cao,Kan-ts'ao,Kuo-lao,Licorice Root, Ling-t'ung,Liquorice,Mei-ts'ao,Mi-kan,Mi-ts'ao,Sweet Licorice,Sweet Wood,Gan Cao.

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