To assist in the treatment of digestive disorders. Liquorice is a "demulcent" and "expectorant" preparation which may also provide temporary relief of coughs.
We know this herb for its wide use as a candy flavoring, but its value goes far beyond that.
The dietary use of licorice goes back several thousand years.
Licorice root has been used by traditional herbalists as a general tonic and for respiratory support.
It also supports the liver.
Licorice is included in many Chinese herb combinations to balance the other herbs.
It has a reputation for helping the entire body maintain balance and promoting well-being.
Licorice contains the triterpenoid saponin, glycyrrhizin.
Liquorice is a demulcent, soothing herb with many uses.
Liquorice extracts are used extensively as ingredients in cough drops, syrups, tonics, laxatives, anti-smoking lozenges and other preparations.
What else should I know?
Each capsule contains 396 mg licorice root (ATC concentrated 410 mg).
Take 2 capsules with a meal three times daily
Liquorice is not recommended for people with heart or blood pressure problems.
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