Review of Glycyrrhiza glabra, Linn.

Nalini, Sofia, H and Thomas, Walter, M (2009) Review of Glycyrrhiza glabra, Linn. Siddha Papers, 02 (01) (LR). pp. 1-7. ISSN 0974-2522

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Abstract

Liquorice has been used in medicine for more than 4000 years. In traditional Siddha system of medicine, liquorice is used as a demulcent, expectorant, anti-tussive, laxative and sweetener. This paper deals with all the aspects of Glycyrrhiza glabra such as Habitat, adulterants, phyto chemistry, actions, traditional uses, pharmaco kinetic studies, cautions etc.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Siddha, Athimathuram, Liquorice, Glycyrrhiza glabra, plant adulterants, plant phamacokinetics, phyto chemistry, herbal sweetener.
Subjects:Therapeutics > Complementary Therapies > Medicine, Traditional
Anti-Allergic and Respiratory System Agents > Respiratory System Agents > Expectorants
Central Nervous System Agents > Central Nervous System Stimulants > Aphrodisiacs
Plants > Plants, Edible
Therapeutics > Complementary Therapies > Phytotherapy
ID Code:3195
Deposited By:Dr Thomas M Walter
Deposited On:12 January 2009

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