Liquorice Dried Root Fine Cut


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Latin Name : Glycyrrhiza Glabra

Glycyrrhiza glabra, commonly known as liquorice root, is a perennial legume plant that is native to Europe, Asia, and North Africa. The plant has pinnate leaves and produces small white flowers in clusters. The root of the plant has a sweet taste due to the presence of glycyrrhizin, a compound that is 50 times sweeter than sugar. It is also used as a flavouring agent in food and beverages.

– Licorice root can help relieve symptoms of indigestion, heartburn, and acid reflux.

– It is often used to alleviate respiratory issues such as coughs, sore throats, and bronchitis.

– Glycyrrhizin, a compound found in licorice root, has potent anti-inflammatory properties and may alleviate symptoms of conditions such as arthritis and inflammatory bowel diseases.

– Licorice root may help prevent cavities and reduce plaque formation due to its antibacterial properties.

Recommended daily dose: 1-5 gr. of root. - Licorice root is used as a flavoring agent in various foods and beverages, such as candies, teas, and herbal mixtures. - Licorice tea: Steep dried licorice root in hot water for about 5-10 minutes to make a licorice tea. Licorice tea has a sweet and slightly spicy taste.
- It contains glycyrrhizin and excessive consumption should be avoided in cases of hypertension. - Consuming too much licorice can lead to a decrease in potassium levels in the body and may cause muscle weakness, fatigue, irregular heartbeat. - Consuming licorice can cause fluid retention and swelling, especially in sensitive individuals or with prolonged use. - Licorice can cause gastrointestinal upset, such as indigestion, bloating, nausea and diarrhea. - It should be avoided during pregnancy and breastfeeding, as it may stimulate uterine contractions and cause fetal harm.

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3000g (3kg)


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