Gan Cao

Review Gan Cao Forms and Sizes Below

Common Names: Licorice Root, Sweet Root, Chinese Licorice, Liquorice Root
Botanical Name: Glycyrrhiza uralensis root
Chinese / Pin Yin Name: Gan Cao
Gan Cao Dosage: Consult your healthcare provider for your correct dose.
Gan Cao Precautions: Do not take during pregnancy. Do not use if you have high blood pressure. In large doses, licorice can lead 

Gan Cao Benefits & Information

Gan Cao is a traditional Chinese medicinal herb to tonify heart Qi, tonify spleen Qi, dispel phlegm, clear heat, relieve toxicity and moisten the lungs. Gan Cao promotes respiratory health, benefits adrenal health, boosts the immune system, may benefit menstrual and menopause symptoms and supports seasonal health.  It contains anti-inflammatory, adaptogen, and anti-allergy effects.
Gan Cao Properties: Sweet, Slightly Cold
Gan Cao Channels / Meridians: Heart, Lung, Spleen
Gan Cao Naturally Occurring Components: glycyrrhizic acid, potassium, calcium salts, glycyrrhizin, glycyrrhetinic acid, licorice saponines, uralenic acid, 24-hydroxyglycyrrhetic acid, coumarins, stilbenoids, triterpenoids

Herbs That Combine With Gan Cao

Bupleurum     Angelica Dahurica     Stephania     White Peony     Dong Quai     Schizonepeta