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Related to Glycyrrhiza: Glycyrrhizin, Glycyrrhiza uralensis
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Noun1.Glycyrrhiza - sticky perennial Eurasian herbsGlycyrrhiza - sticky perennial Eurasian herbs  
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Papilionoideae, subfamily Papilionoideae - alternative name used in some classification systems for the family Papilionaceae
Glycyrrhiza glabra, licorice, liquorice - deep-rooted coarse-textured plant native to the Mediterranean region having blue flowers and pinnately compound leaves; widely cultivated in Europe for its long thick sweet roots
American licorice, American liquorice, Glycyrrhiza lepidota, wild liquorice, wild licorice - North American plant similar to true licorice and having a root with similar properties
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Echinacea purpurea, Astragalus membranaceus and Glycyrrhiza glabra are well-known to herbalists for, among other actions, their immunostimulating properties.
Basic Violet 3 and Glycyrrhiza Glabra (licorice) extracts were tabled.
One of the best natural cough remedies is licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra).
Licorice, derived from the roots of Glycyrrhiza uralensis, is one of the most widely used herbal medicines, as it appears in more than half of traditional Chinese medicine prescriptions [1].
Herb Total Hypericum perforatum 1:2 non-alcoholic 40mL Glycyrrhiza glabra 1:1 non-alcoholic 40mL Uncaria tormentosa 1:1 20mL TOTAL 100mL Dose: 2ml twice daily (three times daily not suitable for a school child)
Licorice is derived from at least five Glycyrrhiza species.
A prototype derived from biotechnology and natural extracts exhibit good anti hyperpigmentation performance versus Glycyrrhiza Glabra, but less than Hydroquinone, similar to Kojic acid, and with a lower erythema index.
The Latin name for the most popular variety of licorice, Glycyrrhiza glabra, derives from the Greek words for "sweet root" and "smooth."
Licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra): In the late 1950s, researchers determined that the action of licorice is comparable to cortisone in that it stimulates the adrenals, inhibits inflammation, and relieves symptoms of allergy, but without the harmful effects from commonly prescribed steroids.
Medicinal plantsWeight Family Genus Species ratio Astragali 5 Leguminosae Astragalus Astragalus radix Sinomenium 5 Menispermaceae Sinomenium Sinomenium acutum acutum Atractylodis 3 Asteraceae Atractylodes Lancea Lanceae rhizoma Jujube fruit 3 Rhamnaceae Ziziphus Zizyphus Glycyrrhizae 1.5 Leguminosae Glycyrrhiza Glycyrrhiza radix Zingiberis 1 Zingiberaceae Zingiber Zingiberis Rhizoma Rhizoma Table 2: Effects of TJ/20 on Thl/Th2 balance in the synovia of ankle joint in AA rats.
Glycyrrhiza glabra and Glycyrrhiza uralensis are the most common sources of licorice used in herbal medicine.
Licorice root (glycyrrhiza glabra): This botanical has been used for a variety of skin disorders since ancient history.