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Santi-shopLicorice root, cut- organic

Santi-shop Licorice root, cut- organic
250 g

Licorice root to an anti-inflammatory, expectorant and soothing and is useful to combat digestive disorders, inflammation of the respiratory system, skin and liver diseases. In addition it stimulates the adrenals and is slightly laxative.

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Latin name: Glycyrrhiza glabra


Cut dried Licorice root*
* from certified organic agriculture

Origin: Usbekistan


licorice root has a very rich composition. Among its active ingredients are flavonoids, coumarins, saponosides (including glycyrrhizin), sugars, phytosterines, glycyrrhizic acid, steroid hormones, atropine.
When taken in large amounts, glycyrrhizin can cause fluid retention in the tissues, increase blood pressure, and contribute to a loss of potassium in the body. Deglycyrrhizinated extracts exist for cases requiring high-dose/prolonged use

Traditional use

  • digestive disorders (chronic gastritis, stomach and duodenal ulcers (prevention and treatment)
  • dermatitis
  • inflammations of the respiratory system, colds, cough
  • rheumatic and joint pain
  • adrenal insufficiencies and related pathologies
  • hepatitis, liver protection
  • premenstrual syndrome
  • hypercholesterolemia
  • Recommendations for use

    5 g to 12 g dried roots per day: 3 times daily, always after a meal, in the form of powder, infusion or decoction (2 g to 4 g in 150 ml water)
    Compresses with decoction to treat skin diseases

    Precautions for use

    Do not consume too much (not more than 12 g per day) or over a long period.

    Santi-shop code: SP091

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