One of the most popular herbs in China.
Licorice is a member of the legume family. Its major constituent, glycyrrhizin, is 50 times sweeter than sucrose.
Licorice is used for various digestive system complaints including stomach ulcers, heartburn, colic, and ongoing inflammation of the lining of the stomach (chronic gastritis). Some people use licorice for sore throat, bronchitis, cough, and infections caused by bacteria or viruses. Licorice is also used to increase fertility in women with a hormonal disorder called polycystic ovary syndrome. In combination with other herbs, licorice is also used to treat prostate cancer and the skin disorder known as eczema.
Take 2 capsules three times daily, preferably with food..
Each capsule contains:
Licorice (root) .....450mg