Licorice Root (Glycyrrhiza glabra) | Mulethi | Benefits of Licorice Root

Licorice Root (Glycyrrhiza glabra) : It is also known as Mulethi or Yashtimadhu. It holds a central place in Ayurvedic herbs. It is a versatile herb in India and China, for gastrointestinal health. It’s a gentle laxative, soothes and tones the mucous membranes, and relieves muscle spasms.

Benefits of Licorice Root:

  1. Licorice Root is an antioxidant and cancer protecting. It also boosts certain types of immune functions such as interferon production.
  2. Its mode of action is as an anti-mutagen, preventing damage to genetic material that can eventually result in cancer.
  3. Licorice root may help reduce inflammation and fight viruses and bacteria.
  4. It also appears to offer relief from a sore throat and promote oral health by protecting against dental cavities and Candida.
  5. Licorice Root herb may help to prevent or manage heartburn, bloating, nausea, belching, and beneficial in stomach ulcers.
  6. It applied to the skin, it may reduce symptoms of skin rash, including redness, itching, and swelling.

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