Liquorice Extract

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Price: $19.00

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Liquorice Extract

Botanical Name of Liquorice:   Glycyrrhiza glabra

Synonyms:  locorice , Mulethi, The Great Harmonizer, Gan Cao, Sweet Wood, Grandfather Herb, Liquorice, Sweet Licorice

About Liquorice Extract: Liquorice is referred to the roots of Glycyrrhiza glabra which is a kind of legume and mostly grown in parts of Asia and southern Europe. This plant is also famous by the name ‘Mulethi’ in the Indian subcontinent and has been traditionally used there to cure persistent coughs. This small plant grows up to 1 meter is height and has 7 to 15 centimetres long.  It bears pale purple to whitish blue flowers which are about one third of an inch in length. Its fruits are in form of oblong pods which contain several seeds. This plant is best known for its natural flavouring compound and therapeutic properties.

History of Liquorice Extract: Liquorice has been used by mankind in one or the other form since a very long time. One of the first known uses for Liquorice could be traced back to ancient Egyptian times where it was consumed by the people in sweet liquid form. The soldiers and travellers also used to drink this liquid to quench their thirst and regain their strength. It was in the medieval period where this extract found its way into Europe and reached England where candies made from Liquorice became quite popular. Early settlers in Northern America also brought Liquorice along with them and within a short time also started cultivating this plant locally. Today this extract is widely used as a herbal medicine and best known for its therapeutic properties.

Properties of Liquorice Extract: This extract is obtained from the roots of and its major chemical constituents include: saponin, glycyrrhizic acid, sterols, resin, tannin, flavonoids, isoflavonoids, coumarins, phenol, thymol, salicylic acid, choline, mannitol, lignin, quercetin, potassium selenium, zinc, iron, magnesium, beta carotene, etc.

Health Benefits and Applications Liquorice Extract:

Liquorice Extract is known to have number of benefits, some of the important ones include:

Expectorant: For Thousands of years Liquorice has been used as an effective expectorant which is beneficial in treatment of non productive coughs, colds, congestions, bronchitis and also works as a soothing agent. Large numbers of cough syrups include this extract and reasonable demand of this extract is from pharmaceutical sector.

Anti-inflammatory: Liquorice has natural anti inflammatory properties and is found to be effective in treating arthritis, joint pains, rheumatism, etc.

Digestive: This extract is also good for our digestive and gastrointestinal system. It covers the stomach and forms a lining of mucous which reduces the activity of pepsin. It is also very helpful in treating intestinal ulcers.  

Anti Bacterial & Anti Viral:  Natural anti bacterial & anti viral properties of Liquorice have proven to be quite effective in treatment and protect against bacterial and viral infections such as: influenza-A, hepatitis B, Epstein Barr virus, etc.

Other therapeutic properties of Liquorice Extract that make it useful are: mild laxative treats adrenal insufficiencies, mild astringent, regulates blood sugar content, etc.

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Storage: Store in cool and dark place, Keep away from heat and spark

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