Glycyrrhizin

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Gly`cyr´rhi`zin


n.1.(Chem.) A glucoside found in licorice root (Glycyrrhiza), in monesia bark (Chrysophyllum), in the root of the walnut, etc., and extracted as a yellow, amorphous powder, of a bittersweet taste.
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Licorice root Its glycyrrhizic acid can help with nervousness and depression by encouraging the function of the adrenal glands, which control stress hormones.
Glycyrrhizic acid in the treatment of liver diseases: literature review.
88 mg/kg of glycyrrhizic acid (one of the active ingredients of licorice), well above the World Health Organization s recommended maximum of 2 mg/kg.
The report authors, who are from the hospital's neurology department, said the sweet contains glycyrrhizic acid which can cause the body to hold on to water, lose potassium and trigger PRES.
Products falling within the agreement include: Liquorice Powders & Block, Monoammonium Glycyrrhizinate, Glycyrrhizic Acid and 18-beta-Glycyrrhetinic Acid.
With the help of glycyrrhizic acid - the main sweet-tasting component of liquorice -researchers blocked the enzyme in mice predisposed to the disease.
True licorice candy contains an extract from the root of the licorice plant and licorice root extract contains glycyrrhizic acid, which can "can adversely affect sodium and water balance" in the body.
Exposing the infected cells to the licorice ingredient, glycyrrhizic acid, shuts down LANA.
5 grams of glycyrrhizic acid had altered sex hormones.
Determination of cinnamic acid and glycyrrhizic acid in rat serum and its pharmacokinetics after oral administration of Dangguisini decoction.
Part 2: Effect of glycyrrhizic acid on the course of illness.