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Dosage and parts used of yashtimadhu - Glycyrrhiza glabra Linn.

yashtimadhu :

yashtimadhu  : Glycyrrhiza glabra Linn.

Parts used for medicinal purpose

Leaves, Root, ,


Licorice is available in various forms

– root, powder and extracts.


·       Licorice root can be chewed directly

·       while licorice tea (prepared by boiling licorice root in water) is also extremely beneficial as a home remedy.


v Daily intake of 5-6 grams of licorice powder is considered safe

v while 250-500 mg of concentrated extracts can be taken thrice a day.



Treatment is supportive including correction of electrolytes.


Purification of high-purity glycyrrhizin from licorice using hydrophilic interaction solid phase extraction coupled with preparative reversed-phase liquid chromatography.

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