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Extensively used in Chinese medicine to nourish the kidneys, licorice root causes water retention and helps rehydrate the body in for dry Vata people (due to Glycerrhizin, a triterpene saponin resembling aldosterone). Contraindicated for high Kapha and blood pressure.
Mitigates Pitta, Vata, and rakta. Cold in potency, sweet, & unctuous. Hard to digest. Used for the eyes, hairs,and voice. Helps thirst, restore strength and color, and exhaustion. Cures wounds. Causes vomiting in excess.
Dosage: 1/8-1/4 tsp in warm water. Often used in herbal formulas.
4oz is approximately one month's supply.
AYURVEDIC MEDICINAL BIOCHARACTERISTICS
Experiences are PersonalExperiences vary according to the person and constitution. Individual results may vary. The list of herbal-actions below has not be approved by the FDA and should not be used to treat a medical condition.
Here are the herbal actions of Licorice Root (Yastimadhu):
RELAXES-EYESEases tension in eye muscles, so the eyes feel less strained, often by supporting the liver.
ADAPTOGENHerbs that promote stabilization of physiological processes and homeostasis. Adaptogens increase the body's ability to resist the damaging effects of stress and promote or restore normal physiological functioning.
ANTIHISTAMINEHerbs that interrupt an allergic reaction or calm the immune system.
IMMUNE-STIMULANTStimulates and strengthens the immune system. Helpful when fighting off a cold or flu.
ANTI-INFLAMMATORYReduces inflammation in the body. Different herbs and carriers target different body systems.
ALTERATIVELiterally, an herb that restores the proper function of the body. In practice, alteratives are usually blood cleansers and blood chemistry balancers. They were traditionally used to revitalize and detoxify after a long winter.
REBUILDS-FLUIDSHerbs or substances that create moisture in the body and increase fluids.
REFRIGERANTAn herb or substance that strongly cools the body. Can be helpful in cases of heat conditions.
ANTIDIURETICAn herb that suppresses the formation of urine. They help retain fluids and rehydrate by reducing urination. They oppose diuresis.
HEPATOPROTECTIVEAn herb that is capable of preventing liver damage.
LIVOTONICAn herb that strengthens the liver. It is helpful for people with a history of substance abuse, chronic liver issues from hepatitis and hemolytic anemias. Generally, liver tonics are oily, cool, sweet, mildly sour, or has beta-carotene.
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TRADITIONALLY INDICATED FOR THESE SYMPTOMSLicorice Root (Yastimadhu) may be beneficial for these symptoms. The suitability of any product for a condition is highly dependent on the individual. Please see your doctor before using this product to treat a medical condition.
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