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Vol. 10, Issue 3 (2021)

A brief review on ethnobotanical, pharmaceutical and therapeutical uses of Glycyrrhiza glabra

Author(s):
Loveneet Kaur, Rajandeep Kaur, Ajaypal Singh and Navjeet Kaur
Abstract:
Glycyrrhiza glabra is a perennial herb, belonging to family fabaceae. It is also known as Licorice, sweet wood, Liquorice. It is a popular ingredient and well known remedy for coughs, syrups and various medicines with its relieving properties. Glycyrrhiza glabra Linn. Is one of the most important herb which is used in Ayurvedic medication since thousands of years. Medicinal plants are often used for treating various diseases. Now a days, the demand various herbal medicines, pharmaceuticals & health related products is increasing widely. Herbal medicine, include fruit, vegetables, as dry material on the extract of Glycyrrhiza to cure different diseases and maintenance of health. Glycyrrhiza is used in herbal preparation which is obtained from licorice roots for the treatment of liver related diseases. The root can help to heal gastric ulceration. It is also used in traditional medicine for its ethnobotanical and pharmacological value. It possesses anti-oxidant, antibacterial, antifungal, anti-viral, anti-inflammatory, skin whitening, anti-diuretic agent. The present article on Glycyrrhiza glabra is an effort to compile with the medicinal uses, ethnobotanical, pharmaceuticals and therapeutic effects.
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How to cite this article:
Loveneet Kaur, Rajandeep Kaur, Ajaypal Singh, Navjeet Kaur. A brief review on ethnobotanical, pharmaceutical and therapeutical uses of Glycyrrhiza glabra. Pharma Innovation 2021;10(3):997-1006.

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