SCIENTIFIC NAME: GLYCYRRHIZA GLABRA
UNIQUNESS: A perennial plant 50cm to 1 m high or more erect found in Pakistan, Afhagnistan. The plant thruces in a dry, sunny climate and in deep moist soil, particularly on the banks of rivers subject to periodical inundation. It is prescribed for the treatment of asthma,hepatitis, usueful for the piles, fever, lung affections.
Improves immunity – Root extracts of mulethi aids in increasing the production of lymphocytes and macrophage thereby improving your defense mechanism & preventing microbial attack.
Memory improvement – Roots of licorice exert supportive effect on the adrenal gland and thus indirectly aid in stimulating the brain. It not only decreases the effects of amnesia & improves learning.
Heart healthy effects – Research studies have proved that licorice roots help in controlling cholesterol levels by increasing the body’s flow of bile and also reducing high blood cholesterol levels.
APPLICATION: It is widely used as a flavoring agent in sweets, chewing gum, toothpaste and beverages like soft drinks and beer.
TASTE and ODOR: Sweet.