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licorice

 [lik´ah-ris]
glycyrrhiza; the dried rhizome, roots, and stolons of various species of the perennial herb Glycyrrhiza glabra, used as a flavoring agent for various substances including drugs, tobacco, and candy. It has mineralocorticoid effects and can cause sodium and water retention and hypokalemia.

glyc·yr·rhi·za

(glis-i-rī'ză),
The dried rhizome and root of Glycyrrhiza glabra (family Leguminoseae) and allied species; a demulcent, mild laxative, and expectorant; also used to disguise the taste of other remedies; its action appears to depend on glycyrrhizic acid, a salt-retaining glycoside that mimics the action of aldosterone.
Synonym(s): licorice, liquorice
[G. fr. glykys, sweet, + rhiza, root]

glycyrrhiza

/glyc·yr·rhi·za/ (glis″ĭ-ri´zah) licorice.

glycyrrhiza

[glis′iri′zə]
licorice.

glyc·yr·rhi·za

(glis'i-rī'ză)
The dried rhizome and root of Glycyrrhiza glabra and allied species; a demulcent, mild laxative, and expectorant; also used to disguise the taste of other remedies.
Synonym(s): licorice, liquorice.
[G. fr. glykys, sweet, + rhiza, root]

glycyrrhiza

Licorice. The drug is derived from the roots of Glycyrrhiza glabr a and is of little medical importance other than as a flavourant.

glyc·yr·rhi·za

(glis'i-rī'ză)
Dried rhizome and root of Glycyrrhiza glabra and allied species; demulcent, mild laxative, and expectorant.
Synonym(s): licorice.
[G. fr. glykys, sweet, + rhiza, root]
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Dual inhibitory effect of Glycyrrhiza glabra (GutGard) on COX and LOX products.
DISCUSSION--The comparisons growth curves (height) and final analyses of biomass indicated that depth to ground water, but not soil temperature, affected growth of Glycyrrhiza lepidota over its first growing season.
Women who ate more than 500 milligrams of glycyrrhiza per week when pregnant - the equivalent of 100 grams of pure liquorice - were found to be at greater risk of having children with reduced intelligence levels and behavioural problems.
Antimicorbial flavonoids from Glycyrrhiza glabra hairy root cultures.
However, Glycyrrhiza glabra, an obscure member of the Leguminosae family, actually originates from the Mediterranean and South West Asia and was first known to have been processed into liquorice by the Germans in the 11th century.
Exceptions were Anemone canadensis (on all substrates), Arctium minus (on mouse and raccoon), Bidens frondosa and Sanicula marilandica (on deer, mouse and pants), C, eum aleppicum (on pants), Glycyrrhiza lepidota and Xanthium strumarium (on mouse and pants) and Lappula echinata (on mouse).
Glycyrrhiza glabra se propaga por semillas o vegetativamente, por division de los vastagos o por division del rizoma.
CankerMelts are an all-natural treatment for canker sores that are formulated with glycyrrhiza extract, which is derived from the root of the licorice plant.
The ingredients of 80 g G-Tang include 8 g of Pueraria thunbergiana Benth, 4 g of Cimicifuga heracleifolia Kom, 4 g of Paeoniae lactiflora Pall, 4 g of Glycyrrhiza uralensis Fisch, 4 g of Schizonepeta tenuifolia var.