Licorice root Extract
The Licorice root is indicated for respiratory problems, coughing. It protects the liver, is anti-oxidant,
anti-inflammatory against heartburn, gas and cramping.
- 100 softgel
- 380 mg
- Chew 1 tablet before each meal 3 times per day.
Licorice root improves the respiratory system and protects the liver
The root is also good in cases of sore throat and is an ally of the stomach
Liquorice, Glycyrrhiza glabra, belongs to the Fabaceae family, the characteristics of the plants of this group is a kind of vegetable fruit type . The most used part of licorice is the root. This food helps to decrease cough as it is has expectorant action.
Furthermore, the licorice root flavonoid stand as an active antioxidant and anti-inflammatory. The plant also protects the liver and it is good for those who have hepatitis. The stomach is also benefited by compsuming this root. Licorice root is good for those with pain in the neck, because it has a substance which has sedative effect.
Nutrients of licorice root
Licorice root has saponósitos triterpenoids (glycyrrhizin). This substance acts on the respiratory system reducing the effect of cough, because as it has expectorant action. The saponósitos also has anti-inflammatory action and help in the formation of insoluble complexes between saponin and cholesterol, which will help reduce blood cholesterol.
Licorice also has flavonoids, nutrients that stands out for its strong antioxidant and anti-inflammatory and you can even prevent the signs of cancer. The food also include polysaccharides, that will provide energy.
Phytosterols are present in liquorice root and several studies have indicated the importance of these substances to anyone who wants to control their cholesterol levels in the body.
Proven Benefits of Licorice Root
Protects the liver: studies indicate that the anti-inflammatory properties of licorice root, as saponósitos, help the liver to combat toxins produced by diphtheria and tetanus, among other diseases. . Therefore, food consumption is geared towards people who are hepatitis
Protects the stomach: Licorice root is a good alternative for those who suffer from ulcers. This is because when is ingested it will cover the stomach with a sort of protective gel, avoiding injuries. In addition, the licorice root will decrease stomach acidity and so will alleviate heartburn, gas and cramps.
Good for neck pain: Licorice root is good for those who have irritation in the throat, because it has glycyrrhizin engaged in mucosal trachea producing sedative effect. Moreover, this same substance has anti-inflammatory action, which is good in cases of inflammation in the area.
Good for the lungs: The food has expectorant action thanks to triterpenoids saponósitos. Then, licorice root helps to loosen mucus , and further relaxes bronchial spasms.
Improves intestinal transit : This benefit occurs because licorice root has the bile effect which is the increase of bile secretion in the liver, which will contribute to an improvement in intestinal transit.
Licorice root is not recommended for people with cardiovascular problems, kidney problems, pregnant women and hypertensive. This is because the food consumption of high doses can cause increased blood pressure.
Risks of licorice root overconsumption
consumption of large amounts of licorice may cause the person to retain sodium and eliminates potassium. This will cause fluid retention, increased blood pressure and headache.
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