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Starwest Botanicals

Licorice Root (Gan Cao) - Organic Cut Form 16 Ounces - Starwest

$25.50

Herbal Information on Licorice Root in Cut Form

Common Name: Licorice Root, Sweet Root, Glycyrrhiza, Radix liquiritiae, Licorice
Botanical Name: Glycyrrhiza glabra

Pin Yin Name: Gan Cao
Other Ingredients: None, nothing has been added to this product.
Form: Cut Form, Organic
Pack Size: 16 Ounces (1 pound)
Dosage: Consult your healthcare professional for correct dosage.
Origin: Egypt
Brand: Starwest Botanicals
Caution:  Do not use if pregnant or nursing.  Do not use with high blood sugar.
California Prop 65 

Additional Information About Gan Cao

  • A herbaceous perennial legume from southern Europe and Asia
  • Has many potentially healing substances like compound flavonoids and antioxidants

Benefits of Gan Cao

  • Can help lower stomach acid levels to assist with heartburn and indigestion clearing (1)
  • Can give temporarily relief to a sore throat and irritating cough (2)
  • Support for Seasonal Health (3)

Product Properties: Sweet, Slightly Cold
Channels/Meridians: Heart, Lung, Spleen

herbs for lungs, herbs for sinus, herbs for cough, herbs for congestion, herbs for phlegm

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Check out our How to Use Bulk Herbs page to see how to use herbs correctly. Our web page is constantly expanding, as of today we have articles on:

  • How to make salves, poultice, tinctures, teas, capsules, gargles, and foot bathes
  • How to make a citrus facial splash
  • Cayenne pepper: Caterpillar and aphid spray ( Natural insect repellent )
  • Citrus potpourri basket       

About Starwest Botanicals Quality Control
Starwest Botanicals validated quality assurance testing includes: 
• Organoleptic testing to ensure proper appearance, color, aroma and flavor. 
• Microscopic and Macroscopic inspection for foreign matter.
• HPTLC for identification, to verify purity and authenticity. 
• ICP-MS heavy metal analysis.
• Microbiology testing for pathogens such as E. coli and salmonella.
• Chemical analyses for moisture content, volatile oil, ash and acid insoluble ash.

Audits all suppliers yearly to assure they meet our GMP requirements

Laboratory Analysis
Samples are retained from all shipments are thoroughly tested and compared to our extensive reference library of dried herbs and botanicals to verify authenticity. All lot samples are kept for five years and can be traced for verification.
Starwest Botanicals utilizes not only their in-house laboratory, but also independent labs and consultants to guarantee their analyses are complete. Testing includes organoleptic analysis for aroma, color, flavor and texture. Physical testing involves moisture, volatile oil content, heavy metals, microbiology, thin layer chromatography, and other tests specific to each herb.

References: 
(1) https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3123991/
(2) https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12804082
(3) https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24520776
http://www.yourhealth.com.au/information-on-natural-medicine-herbs-detail.php?name=Licorice
https://herbpathy.com/Uses-and-Benefits-of-Gan-Cao-Cid5080

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    Herbal Information on Licorice Root in Cut Form

    Common Name: Licorice Root, Sweet Root, Glycyrrhiza, Radix liquiritiae, Licorice
    Botanical Name: Glycyrrhiza glabra

    Pin Yin Name: Gan Cao
    Other Ingredients: None, nothing has been added to this product.
    Form: Cut Form, Organic
    Pack Size: 16 Ounces (1 pound)
    Dosage: Consult your healthcare professional for correct dosage.
    Origin: Egypt
    Brand: Starwest Botanicals
    Caution:  Do not use if pregnant or nursing.  Do not use with high blood sugar.
    California Prop 65 

    Additional Information About Gan Cao

    • A herbaceous perennial legume from southern Europe and Asia
    • Has many potentially healing substances like compound flavonoids and antioxidants

    Benefits of Gan Cao

    • Can help lower stomach acid levels to assist with heartburn and indigestion clearing (1)
    • Can give temporarily relief to a sore throat and irritating cough (2)
    • Support for Seasonal Health (3)

    Product Properties: Sweet, Slightly Cold
    Channels/Meridians: Heart, Lung, Spleen

    herbs for lungs, herbs for sinus, herbs for cough, herbs for congestion, herbs for phlegm

     blue-bar1.jpg

    Check out our How to Use Bulk Herbs page to see how to use herbs correctly. Our web page is constantly expanding, as of today we have articles on:

    • How to make salves, poultice, tinctures, teas, capsules, gargles, and foot bathes
    • How to make a citrus facial splash
    • Cayenne pepper: Caterpillar and aphid spray ( Natural insect repellent )
    • Citrus potpourri basket       

    About Starwest Botanicals Quality Control
    Starwest Botanicals validated quality assurance testing includes: 
    • Organoleptic testing to ensure proper appearance, color, aroma and flavor. 
    • Microscopic and Macroscopic inspection for foreign matter.
    • HPTLC for identification, to verify purity and authenticity. 
    • ICP-MS heavy metal analysis.
    • Microbiology testing for pathogens such as E. coli and salmonella.
    • Chemical analyses for moisture content, volatile oil, ash and acid insoluble ash.

    Audits all suppliers yearly to assure they meet our GMP requirements

    Laboratory Analysis
    Samples are retained from all shipments are thoroughly tested and compared to our extensive reference library of dried herbs and botanicals to verify authenticity. All lot samples are kept for five years and can be traced for verification.
    Starwest Botanicals utilizes not only their in-house laboratory, but also independent labs and consultants to guarantee their analyses are complete. Testing includes organoleptic analysis for aroma, color, flavor and texture. Physical testing involves moisture, volatile oil content, heavy metals, microbiology, thin layer chromatography, and other tests specific to each herb.

    References: 
    (1) https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3123991/
    (2) https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12804082
    (3) https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24520776
    http://www.yourhealth.com.au/information-on-natural-medicine-herbs-detail.php?name=Licorice
    https://herbpathy.com/Uses-and-Benefits-of-Gan-Cao-Cid5080

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    Current Stock:
    SKU: 209415-31
    Global Trade Item Number: 767963024558
    Manufacturer Part Number 209415-31
    Condition: New
    Availability: Usually ships in 1 business day.
    Width: 2.00 (in)
    Height: 5.00 (in)
    Depth: 3.00 (in)