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Licorice Powder

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Licorice Powder

As per Ayurveda

Licorice Powder helps in healthy function of lungs. It helps to support respirtory system. It is sweet nourishing herb that helps to boost up the immune system.

Primary Benefits as Per Ayurveda

  • Helps in boosting the body’s immune system.
  • Licorice Root Powder – Respiratory support.
  • Supports singer’s voice.
  • Supports healthy digestion.
  • Also helps to support the healthy bronchial system when they get irritated during harsh weather conditions or by the air borne pathogen.

Other Benefits as per Ayurveda

  • It helps to support to balance the acid that is formed in stomach.
  • It is sweet nourishing herb that helps in strengthening the body & provides nourishment to generalized weak persons.
  • It naturally helps to boost up the body’s defense system.
  • It also supports healthy brain.
  • Decoction of licorice acts as a support for eyes.

$17.95

As per Ayurveda:

  • Family Name: Leguminosae
  • Sub-Family Name: Papilionaceae
  • Botanical Name: Glycyrrhiza Glabra
  • English Name: Liquorice
  • Hindi Name: Mulhathi and Jethi-madh

Properties:

  • Rasa (Taste): Sweet and Bitter
  • Virya (Action): Cooling
  • Vipaka (Post Digestive Effect): Sweet
  • Guna (Quality): Unctuous
  • Effect on Doshas:Suppresses Vata (Air) and Pitta (Fire) Doshas (Humor).

Chemical Composition:

  • The major active component of Licorice is saponin known as Glycyrrhizin, also known as Glycyrrhizic Acid, which is an extremely sweet, foaming triterpene glycoside.
  • Licorice Powder helps in healthy function of lungs. It helps to support respiration. It is sweet nourishing herb that helps to boost up the immune system.

Best Source:

Region with rain falls of 500-650 mm.

Serving Size:

Take 5 Gms (half to one teaspoon) 2 times a day Licorice Powder with water 1-2 hrs after meals. Take first dose after breakfast. If you are mixing with other herbs, use Kutki proportionately or consult your healthcare provider.

Best Use With:

  • For Soothing throat and supporting singer’s voice: Gargles with decoction of Licorice Powder helps to soothe throat.
  • For Soft Skin: Mix Powder of Licorice in “Mustard Oil” and rub on the hardened skin at bedtime. It softens the skin.
  • For morning regularity: Take powder of Licorice with Jaggery (Gud) and water.
  • For Healthy Function of Intestine: Mix Pomegranate juice and 1 tsp of Licorice Powder. Drink twice a day empty stomach. Or mix Licorice Powder – 2 parts, Red Sandalwood Powder – 1 part, “Shatavari Powder”– ½ parts. Take 1 tsp of this mixture twice a day with milk.
  • For healthy Acid in Stomach: Take ½ gm of Licorice Powder with Coconut juice. It helps to support healthy acid level that is formed in stomach.
  • For Healthy Hair: Make a paste of Licorice Powder, “Amalaki Powder” and Honey. Apply it on the head one hour before head bath.
  • For Stress: Make a mixture of powder of “Brahmi” – 1 gm, Licorice Powder – 2 gm, “Jatamansi Powder” – 2 gm. Take 1 gm of this powder with water. It helps in fighting the stress.
  • For Healthy Tea: Tea prepared from equal amount of Licorice Powder, Saunf, Ginger and few leaves of Tulsi. It helps to control common cold, body ache and gives a refreshing feeling in body.

Food to Favour:

  • Light diet consisting of rice and green gram soup should be taken.
  • Green leafy vegetables.
  • Fresh fruits [Amla, Orange, Apple, Papaya, Grapes].
  • Light moong dal
  • Cucumber
  • Food rich in bitter and pungent taste.
  • Bitter gourd and bottle gourd.

Food to Avoid:

  • Fried food
  • Vegetables like (Lady finger, Coco asia, Cesculent root and Tomato)
  • Massoor Dal
  • Ice creams
  • Cookies
  • Chips
  • Junk food
  • Sweet food
  • Excess salty or sour food.

Do’s:

  • Drink plenty of water.
  • Maintain proper hygiene.
  • Take Triphala powder or Amla daily to maintain morning regularity.

Don’t:

  • Avoid for long exposure to sun.
  • Use of cosmetics should be limited.
  • Avoid excess sea food or non vegetarian food.

Healthy Tips:

  • Nutritional diet
  • Morning walk
  • Peaceful mind
  • Yoga
  • Positive thinking

PRECAUTIONS:

Pregnant/Lactating women, children or any with Known pre-existing condition should take under the advice of health care provider. Keep away from the reach of children.

Reference Classical or Govt. Approved Books:

CLASSICAL REFERENCES:

  • Bhavapraksha Nighantu
  • Dhanwntri Nighantu
  • Dravyaguna Vigana
  • Ayurvedic Pharmacopoeia of India

SCIENTIFIC REFERENCES:

  • Houseman, loc. cit.; Thorpe, VII, 362; Kapur et. al., loc. cit.; Trease, 393; McIlroy, 40; Puri & Seshadri, J. sci. industr. Res., 1954, 13B, 475; Chem. Abstr., 1950, 44, 4635.
  • Gujral, M.L., Sareen, K., Phukan, D.P. and Amma, M.K.P. 1961a. Anti-arthritic activity of glycyrrhizin in adrenalectomised rats. Indian J. Med. Sci. 15, 625.
  • Saxena, et. al., J. Ind. Med. Profes., 1970, 12, 5575.

Other Uncommon Names of This Herb:Acid Glycyrrhizic, Acid Glycyrrhizinique, Alcaçuz, Alcaçuz, Bois Doux, Bois Sucré, Can Cao, Chinese Licorice, Deglycyrrhized Licorice, Gan Cao, Gan Zao, Glycyrrhiza Glabra Typica, Glycyrrhiza Glabra Violacea, Glycyrrhiza Glabra Glandulifera, Glycyrrhiza Radix, Glycyrrhiza Uralensis, Glycyrrhiza, Glycyrrhizic Acid, Glycyrrhetinic Acid, Isoflavone, Jethi-Madh, Kanzo, Lakritze, Licorice Root, Liquiritiae Radix, Liquirizia, Mithi-lakdi, Mulathi, Madhuka, Orozuz, Phytoestrogen, Phyto-œstrogène, Racine de Réglisse, Racine Douce, Radix Glycyrrhizae, Régalissse, Regaliz, Reglisse, Réglisse, Réglisse Déglycyrrhisée, Réglisse Espagnole, Réglisse Russe, Regliz, Russian Licorice, Spanish Licorice, Sudholz, Sussholz, Sweet Root, Yashti-Madhu, Yashti-Madhuka, Zhi Gan Cao, Spanish Juice, Black Sugar, Liquorice, Atimadhuram and Erattimadhuram.

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