Botanical name :
Common Name : Licorice - - Essential oil
Part used : Root
BHP Specific : -
Action : Adaptogen, Adrenal Tonic, Antibacterial, Anti-inflammatory, Antiseptic (urinary), Antispasmodic (muscles), Antispasmodic (respiratory tract), Antispasmodic (uterus), Antitumor, Antitussive, Antiviral (topically), Aperient, Chi Tonic, Demulcent, Emetic, Emollient, Expectorant, Hypertensive, Laxative, Nutritive, Rejuvenative, Oestrogenic
Indication : Acne (topically), Addison's Disease, Adrenal Deficiency, Age Spots, Allergies, Amenorrhea, Arthritis, Asthma, Bronchitis, Cirrhosis, Colds, Colic, Colitis, Constipation, Cough, Debility, Diarrhoea, Eczema, Emotional Instability, Endometriosis, Excessive Thirst, Fatigue, Food poisoning, Fever, Gastritis, Grave's Disease, Gout, Hepatitis, Herpes, Hypoglycemia, Hypotension, Hysteria, Indigestion, Inflammatory Joint Diseases, Irritable bowel syndrome, Laryngitis, Mouth Ulcers, Myalgia, Nausea (Licorice root), Ovarian cyst, Parkinson's Disease, Polycystic ovarian syndrome, Psoriasis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Pharyngitis (Sore Throat), Stress, Tooth Decay, Toxicity, Ulcers,
Constituents : asparagine, betaine, bitter principle, choline, coumarins, flavonoids (isoflavones, liquiritin, isoliquiritin), Glycosides (glycyrrhizin), saponins, phytoestrogens.
Contra Indication : Rapid heartbeat, on digoxin drugs, Kidney ailments and liver ailments should not consume Licorice, low dose during pregnancy, Large doses or prolonged use may elevate blood pressure, may cause sodium retention, potassium depletion, lowers serum Testosterone levels.
Licorice is added in very small amounts to other herbal formulas to harmonize them and prevent undesirable side effects. It is more effective when taken before food.
Contra Indication :-
Sources contribute :
speaker Mr NgThian Watt the Principal Trainer from
Napoleon Hill Associates MalaysiaDetails