Helps cool occasional heartburn & relieve indigestion*
The botanical name refers to a hallmark property of this plant; glukos (Sweet in Greek) and riza (root). Glycyrrhizin, a cortisone like chemical found in high proportions in the root, is said to be 50 times sweeter than sucrose (table sugar). Licorice has many uses and is considered a tonic plant in many traditional medicinal systems. It has been used to support a healthy digestion, lung and respiratory function and promote a healthy adrenal response to stress. It is a member of the Fabaceae family and the species mentioned above are widely distributed in Turkey, The Middle East, China, India, Southern Europe including Spain and Sicily, Asia, Outer Mongolia and Western Siberia. It has been used in commerce as a flavoring agent for confections, liqueurs, and tobacco for centuries.
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