As a key ingredient included in our product Botano Throat™, Licorice (Glycyrrhiza uralensis) is a flavorful herb that has been used in food and medicinal remedies for thousands of years. Also known as "sweet root," licorice root contains glycyrrhizic acid, a compound that is roughly 50 times sweeter than sugar. Licorice flavor can be found in a wide variety of licorice candies in the US and Europe, and also used as a culinary spice for savory foods in Asia.
Traditional Uses of Licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra)
Modern Research - Licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra)
WinVivo uses Licorice in products that address the following Health Concern:
Postoperative sore throat (POST) contributes to postoperative morbidity. Licorice has been used as an expectorant in cough and cold preparations. In this study, we evaluated the efficacy of licorice gargle for attenuating POST.
This suggests that the antiallergic effects of licorice are mainly due to glycyrrhizin, 18beta-glycyrrhetinic acid, and liquiritigenin, which can relieve IgE-induced allergic diseases such as dermatitis and asthma.
Although caloric intake was similar in all four groups, total body fat mass decreased significantly in the three LFO groups after 8 weeks of ingestion. LFO (900 mg/day) resulted in significant decreases from baseline levels in visceral fat area, body weight, BMI, and LDL-cholesterol.
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Repairs Inflamed Throat
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