Herbs Hands Healing
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Common Name Liquorice
Genus / Species Glycyrrhiza glabra
Part Used Root
Energetics Sweet, neutral
Meridians Spleen, lung
Active Constituents Triterpene saponins including glycyrrhizin.
Flavonoids, isoflavones: liquiritin, isoliquiritin, formononetin.
Polysaccharides
Sterols
Coumarins
Asparagine
Medicinal Uses Anti-inflammatory
Expectorant
Demulcent
Adrenal support
Mild laxative