The synonym of liquorice is Jethimadh, Mulethi, and its scientific name is Glycyrrhiza glabra. It is usually in flavour and black colour with the extract of roots. It helps in effective digestion work. Furthermore, it eases the symptoms of indigestion, heartburn, ulcer. Black liquorice reduces bacteria that cause ulcers and diseases. It is good for you when you suffer from various health issues, it helps to kill bacteria and infections, and also it is used in many other activities.
Effects of liquorice on healing cuts and wounds
Black liquorice has a strong anti-inflammatory effect with its main role of reducing nitric oxide, so it has significant wound healing properties. It shortens the healing time for wounds because it fights against the bacterial effects. Liquorice plant grows wild in the western and eastern world, it is traditionally used to treat asthma ulcer, malaria, physical pain, insomnia, infections, and many other diseases.
Your body needs a good remedy to heal, good foods which are rich in vitamin C, vitamin A, copper, zinc in your diet help for an effective wound healing process. The body needs vitamin C to make collagen, so that, it may fight various diseases, infections, and wounds. Liquorice has a concentration that is effective in healing, it decreases swelling, decreases cough, and increase the chemicals in our body that heal ulcers.
Liquorice is available in various forms including herbal teas, due to its sweet flavour, it is popular as sweet candies, and manufactures the flavour of medications like capsules of herb or dried herb, and also help to flavour oils in liquid extracts which tastes and smells good and same as liquorice. It has antiviral and antimicrobial properties. Likewise, it decreases stomach discomforts, and it also helps to kill bacteria in your mouth and gives good breathing. It is used in various forms for its various benefits for your better physical health. It is used for treating various ailments, but it may not safe for everyone.
Its uses help to give better and effective results because of its antiviral, anti-inflammatory properties. Its uses are for demulcent, expectorant sweetening agent, flavouring agent, antispasmodic.
Liquorice fun facts
Side effects and dosage- Common side effects of liquorice-like:
Its uses in food or supplement form, don't overdose liquorice it has many side effects like lower potassium levels, high blood pressure, etc. It is available in chewable tablets, powder, liquids, herbs. So, consult with your doctor before having liquorice. But for skin- use liquorice with a mixture of aloe vera gel, for sore throat- use herbal liquorice tea. Use liquid extracts for stomach problems. For another health care use chewable tablets, but follow all the instructions given by the physician or professionals.
'The wheels hummed lullabies on the liquorice road'- Glenda Millard
Note- Liquorice is an extract from the Glycyrrhiza plant which contains glycyrrhizic acid. It consists of peeled and unpeeled roots. It is commonly used as a medicine and also for food production. Likewise, it is also known as the sweet root.
This video link helps you to know- the healing wound by liquorice.
PRECAUTION- It can cause heart disease, also it stores water in the body, and this can make worse heart failure. It increases the risk of irregular heartbeat. So, don't consume it if you are having heart-related issues. Stay on the safe side and avoid the use of liquorice.
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