zhi gan cao

zhi gan cao (dzē gän tsōw),

n Latin name:
Radix glycyrrhizae uralensis; part used: root; uses: regulation of blood glucose levels, digestive functions, metabolic functions, build strong tissue, antiinflammatory, induction of cough, sore throat, phary-ngolaryngitis, secretion of throat mucosa, removal of bodily toxins, antispasmodic, duodenal and gastric ulcers; precautions: hypertension, edema. Also called
licorice root.