Herbal Information for Licorice Root in Cut / Sliced Form
Common Name: Licorice root, Sweet Herb, Liquorice root, Sweet Root
Botanical Name: Radix Glycyrrhizae Uralensis
Pin Yin Name: Gan Cao
Other Ingredients: None, nothing has been added to this product.
Package Size: 500 Grams ( 1.1 pounds)
Form: Cut / Sliced - sizes vary
Dosage: Follow doctors instructions on how to use this herb.
Brand: Plum Flower, species - authenticated herbs
Cautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing. Can cause an increase in blood pressure. In large doses, licorice can lead to hypertension and edema.
California Prop 65
Naturally Occurring Components: Glycyrrhizic acid
Channels/Meridians: All 12 channels, mainly the heart, lung, spleen and stomach channels.
Product Properties: Sweet, slightly cold
Additional Information About Gan Cao
- Moistens Lungs
- Strengthens the Qi
- Dispels Phlegm
- Tonify Spleen
- Harmonizes other herbs
- Doesn't taste like the candy licorice, but it is sweet. (Candies which we now call licorice are flavored with anise seed and fennel.)
- The word “licorice” is from a Greek name Glukurrhiza, which means, literally, “sweet root.”
- Benefits Digestion and Eases Nausea (1)
- Support Healthy Respiratory Function (2)
- Support for Seasonal Health (3)
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About Plum Flower Quality Herb Cut Bulk Herbs
Plum Flower is an established worldwide manufacturer of high-quality Chinese herbs, and innovative Chinese medicinal herbs and products. Plum Flower uses sulfur-free herbs and laboratory tests its products for contamination and heavy metals, such as mercury, lead, and pesticides.
Main Characteristics (Attributes) of Herbs
- Harvested at the proper level of maturity and correct time of the season to maximize potency.
- Free from Chlorine
- Manufactured without the use of sulphur
- Preservative Free
- Made at GMP internationally certified facilities (Good Manufacturing Practices) Quality control tests are done at the manufacturing site and at third party labs to confirm results
- Aluminum Phosphate free
- Packaged in an airtight sealed bag
- Pin Yin Names and Botanical Names are listed on the bag
- Certificate of Analysis are available upon request
- Conforms to Standards of Chinese Pharmacopeia
- No dyes, colors, or bleaching of the herbs
- We are a authorized direct distributor of Plum Flower Herbs.
- 500 gram bag size which equal anywhere from 4 to 6 cups of herbs
Chinese Traditional herbs should be regarded as a supplementary aspect to modern western healthcare, and not as a replacement. Chinese traditional herbs ( Teas ) emphasize harmony, and balance.
Why use Chinese Bulk Herbs?
Traditional Chinese Medicine curative herbal formulas have been developed, improved and perfected for over 5000 years.
Traditional Chinese Medicine is an ancient, holistic medical system used all over the world to treat a wide variety of health issues. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) works by helping to balance the bodies’ functions thus restoring health.
As soon as the Chinese people began to carve out a civilization in ancient China it developed a cultural heritage that has continued to the present day. TCM is the oldest and one of the safest, effective systems one can use to care for their body, it promotes health and helps to sustain longevity.
Chinese herbs have been with mankind for 5,000 years and will be with us in the years ahead – it is using nature’s bountiful gifts to have good health.
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DetailsCurrent Stock: 1SKU: 24812UPC:Global Trade Item Number: 739934148129Manufacturer Part Number 24812Condition: NewAvailability: This item usually ships in 1 business day.Width: 7.00 (in)Height: 5.00 (in)Depth: 6.00 (in)