licorice root

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Noun1.licorice root - root of licorice used in flavoring e.g. candy and liqueurs and medicineslicorice root - root of licorice used in flavoring e.g. candy and liqueurs and medicines
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
root - (botany) the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes; absorbs water and mineral salts; usually it anchors the plant to the ground
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licorice root, which contains glycyrrhizic acid, considered to be an antiviral
Medicines based on licorice root are widely used in the treatment of diseases of the respiratory tract and cardiovascular system, inflammatory processes in the stomach, constipation, metabolic disorders and hormonal disorders, in atherosclerosis, to reduce the fragility of blood vessels and cleanse the body of toxic substances.
The patient said that he had been drinking one to two glasses of homemade licorice root extract tea daily for two weeks.
Products containing licorice root extract can raise blood pressure, cause water retention and decrease potassium levels if consumed in excess," said, a neurologist Dr Jean-Pierre Falet, in the study published in the Journal of Canadian Medical Association.
These transport companies deliver to Russia, China, Korea and France such products as legumes, fruit, semi-finished grape juice, licorice root. The paper, metal, building materials, cars and accessories for electrical equipment is used to be imported on the back route.
Businessmen from Russia, Great Britain, Turkey purchased knitwear, cotton yarn, tea drink with licorice root totaling more than 546,000 manat or over $155,000.
According to GNC's website, the company sells gingko pills, Siberian root, and licorice root. "With this track record, we do not think it is appropriate for Harbin to own a substantial portion of a significant vitamin and supplement retailer in the United States.
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Topical ointments, containing Licorice root extract, are recommended for treating eczema.