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Truu Mulethi Root Powder
Truu Mulethi root powder. Common name: Mulethi Botanical name: Glycyrrhiza glabra Part used: root Licorice root is one of the most widely used medicinal herbs worldwide and is the single most used herb in Chinese medicine today. It was used by the Egyptians as a flavoring for a drink called Mai-sues and large quantities were found in the tomb of King Tut for his trip into the afterlife. Pliny the Elder recommended it to clear the voice and alleviate thirst and hunger.
Truu Mulethi root powder.Common name: Mulethi Botanical name: Glycyrrhiza glabra Part used: root Licorice root is one of the most widely used medicinal herbs worldwide and is the single most used herb in Chinese medicine today. It was used by the Egyptians as a flavoring for a drink called Mai-sues and large quantities were found in the tomb of King Tut for his trip into the afterlife. Pliny the Elder recommended it to clear the voice and alleviate thirst and hunger.
Product Description: Diocese when traveling with Alexander the Great recommended that his troops carry and use licorice powder to help with stamina for long marches as well as for thirst in areas of drought. In the middle Ages it was taken to alleviate the negative effects of highly spicy food or overcooked food. It was also used for flavoring tobacco and as a foaming agent in fire extinguishers and beer. In a recent survey of Western medical herbalist’s licorice ranked as the 10th most important herb used in clinical practice an astonishing number Chinese herbal formulas over 5000 use licorice to sweeten teas and to harmonize contrasting herbs. Its first documented use dates back the time of the great Chinese herbal master Zhang Zhong Zhing about 190 AD but it was certainly used for many centuries prior to this. Linoleic linolenic acid resins coumarins alkaloids tannins tryptamine indolo pyrazine pyrrolidine phenols saponins flavonoids salicylic acid asparagine betaine chelite glycyrrhizin bitters isoflavones estrogens-like steroids mucilage lecithin protein How it will help you Gargling with an infusion of Licorice root powder is reputed to relieve oral inflammations dry coughs bronchitis and asthma. Soothes irritation caused by acids and coats digestive and urinary tracts. Hence Licorice powder may be prescribed for indigestion heartburn and gastric ulcers. Due to its anti-inflammatory properties Licorice powder is a time-honoured remedy for arthritis. Externally apply for treating eczema herpes and canker sores mouth ulcers. Strengthen the immune system. Currently the herb is being investigated as a possible cancer treatment. It is suspected that the compounds in Licorice root powder may be able to inhibit the growth of cancerous cells.
Direction for use: A general medicinal dose is 1-2 cups of licorice powder tea a day. 1/2 to 1 tsp of licorice root or powder is infused to 1 cup of boiling water.
Caution: Don’t use licorice powder if you have high blood pressure and don’t use licorice if you eat a meat and potatoes diet. Your body needs potassium from fruit and vegetables to compensate for the excretion of potassium stimulated by licorice. If you use steroids or an asthma inhaler licorice powder will increase both the effectiveness of the drug and the severity of its side effects. Its long term use is not recommended and it is not recommended for use by pregnant women. May cause stomach upset if taken in large quantities.
- Pack Size
- 100 grams
- Shelf Life
- Mulethi Root
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