Licorice root extract

Name: Licorice root extract

Primary Category: Adaptogen

Also known as: Gan zao

Latin Name: Glycyrrhiza glabra

Effects: Stress, Antiviral

Benefits Of Licorice root extract

Licorice Root Extract, also known as Radix Glycyrrhizae, is an organic extract that can be sourced from the Roots of Glycyrrhiza Glabra, which can be found in many different regions such as China and Siberia. Licorice root is actually the root of the licorice plant, which is made up mostly of water, carbs, and fiber. All parts of the plant are edible except for the flowers.

Licorice roots can grow up to two feet long and are harvested in September or October. It takes about 2-3 years for the roots to start growing. The plant grows well in wet lowlands, but they also do well in dry areas.

The ingredient Licorice root extract is known for its antioxidant properties. These natural compounds can increase the activity of an enzyme called superoxide dismutase (SOD), which is responsible for fighting cellular damage caused by oxidative stress.

Licorice root is for people who experience effects of stress, tension, and anxiety. It soothes stomach upset and gas. It has been used as a medicinal herb for centuries because it contains chemicals called glycyrrhizic acid, which has anti-inflammatory properties.

It has been shown that it helps in regulating the endocrine system and helps in reducing hypersensitivity to sugars in diabetic patients. The effects of Licorice extracts have also been shown to help in refreshing your breath by killing the bacteria in your mouth.

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Licorice root extract formulations

Historically, black licorice root has been used in general medicines such as analgesics and cough health condition at all levels.

Licorice is a popular herbal remedy that has been used in Chinese medicine for centuries. Licorice contains more than 20 triterpenoids and almost 300 flavonoids. Several pharmacological effects, such as antiviral, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, anti-tumor, and others have been identified in recent studies of these metabolites.

Licorice root extract taste profile

The Licorice root ingredient taste profile is sweet and has a unique taste. It is used to flavor health supplements, but it is often mixed with other herbs.

Potential effects

Aging Gracefully20%
Nervous System20%
Sex/Libido 20%
Wellness Support90%

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