Licorice Root

Review Licorice Root 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
Licorice Root Dosage: Consult your healthcare provider for your correct dose.
Licorice Root Precautions: Do not take during pregnancy. Do not use if you have high blood pressure. In large doses, licorice can lead 

Licorice Root Benefits & Information

Licorice Root is a traditional Chinese medicinal herb to tonify heart Qi, tonify spleen Qi, dispel phlegm, clear heat, relieve toxicity and moisten the lungs. Licorice Root promotes respiratory health, benefits adrenal health, boosts the immune system, may benefit menstrual and menopause symptoms and supports seasonal health.  It contains anti-inflammatory, adaptongen, anti-inflammatory and anti-allergy effects.
Licorice Root Properties: Sweet, Slightly Cold
Licorice Root Channels / Meridians: Heart, Lung, Spleen
Licorice Root 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 Licorice Root

Bupleurum     Angelica Dahurica     Stephania     White Peony     Dong Quai     Schizonepeta

References  
http://alternativehealing.org/gan_cao.htmhttps://herbpathy.com/Uses-and-Benefits-of-Gan-Cao-Cid5080http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21184804https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/pmid/25524718/http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23663094