deglycyrrhizinated licorice


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deglycyrrhizinated licorice

Abbreviation: DGL
An herbal remedy for peptic ulcers made from licorice from which the glycosidic acid has been removed.
See also: licorice
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As mentioned earlier, deglycyrrhizinated licorice extract (DGL) was demonstrated to block inflammation by inhibiting certain enzymes and proinflammatory signaling molecules.
DGL: Deglycyrrhizinated licorice (DGL) is a substance found in natural food stores that comes from licorice root (the herb, not the candy).
These extracts were shown to be as effective as the NSAID diclofenac (Voltaren[R]) in reducing inflammation, (56) and human and animal studies demonstrated that deglycyrrhizinated licorice can reduce aspirin-induced damage to the stomach lining (57) and promote healing of duodenal ulcers.