Licorice contains the glycoside glycyrrhizin, which has a similar structure and activity as the adrenal steroids. Licorice has an anti-inflammatory activity similar to that of cortisone and has been found useful for arthritis and allergies. In addition, licorice has been used for mild Addison’s disease and other adrenal insufficiencies, such as hypoglycemia.
Licorice is used for ulcers and stomach distress, inflammatory problems, arthritis, adrenal insufficiency, Addison’s disease, hypoglycemia, cirrhosis and liver damage, skin problems, rashes, dermatitis, impetigo, coughs and bronchial complaints, bacterial infections, and constipation, as well as as a female tonic.
Directions of Use:
Adults: Take 1–2 capsules twice daily or as directed by your health-care practitioner.
Cautions and warnings: Consult a health-care practitioner for use beyond 4–6 weeks, or if symptoms persist or worsen. Consult a health-care practitioner prior to use if you are pregnant or have a liver disorder. Do not use if seal is broken.
Contraindications: Do not use if you have hypokalemia, high blood pressure, or a kidney or cardiovascular disorder; or if you are taking thiazide diuretics, cardiac glycosides, corticosteroids, stimulant laxatives or other medication which may aggravate electrolyte imbalance.
Each vegetable capsule contains:
Licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra) root and stolon 470 mg
Other ingredients: Vegetable magnesium stearate in a non-GMO vegetable capsule composed of vegetable carbohydrate gum and purified water. Contains no: Gluten, soy, wheat, corn, eggs, dairy, yeast, citrus, preservatives, artificial flavour or colour, starch, or sugar.