Glycyrrhiza uralensis extract is a kind of medicinal plant that is widely used in daily life not only in Vietnam but also in many countries around the world. What is the origin, processing and effects of Glycyrrhiza uralensis extract? We will find out in detail in the article below!
Origin of Glycyrrhiza uralensis extract
Glycyrrhiza uralensis extract is produced and made from the root or stem of the northern Glycyrrhiza uralensis plant. This is a medicinal herb, a medicinal herb used a lot in traditional medicine, oriental medicine.
Northern Glycyrrhiza uralensis also has many other names depending on the region and recorded documents: Lo Thao, North Glycyrrhiza uralensis, Quoc Lao… This herb has international scientific names: Glycyrrhiza uralensis Fisch., Glycyrrhiza glabra L. and Glycyrrhiza inflata Bat.
Northern Glycyrrhiza uralensis is a species of flowering plant, one of 18 species in the genus Glycyrrhiza uralensis (Glycyrrhiza) in the legume family Fabaceae, subfamily Faboideae, and tribe Glycyrrhizeae.
In the world, Glycyrrhiza uralensis Bac is most famous in China with many different provinces such as Gansu, Hebei, Heilongjiang, Liaoning, Ningxia, Inner Mongolia, Shandong, Shanxi, Xinjiang, Qinghai, Shaanxi… In addition, this species is also distributed in a number of other countries in Asia including: Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Russia, Pakistan and Tajikistan.
North Glycyrrhiza uralensis was introduced to our country a long time ago and has become a very popular medicine in medicine.
Some typical biological characteristics of northern Glycyrrhiza uralensis are:
+ Small perennial stems about 0.6 m high.
The tree has a very developed underground stem and root system that can reach up to 2 m across and grow other trunks.
+ The northern Glycyrrhiza uralensis leaves are compound leaves with odd feathers, with 9 – 17 ovate leaflets.
Flowers are butterfly-shaped, light purple in color.
Raw Material How is Glycyrrhiza uralensis extract processed?
The main parts of the plant Glycyrrhiza uralensis used medicinally are the roots and stems. Glycyrrhiza uralensis is usually harvested after about 3-4 years of growth and development. The best time to harvest is in late autumn and early winter when the plants have died.
The roots and stems of northern Glycyrrhiza uralensis will be dried for medicinal purposes. Some of the distinguishing features of this medicinal herb are:
+ The cylinder is straight or slightly curved, about 20 – 30 cm long, 0.5 – 2.5 cm in diameter.
+ Difficult to break, if you break, you will see a light yellow stain with many longitudinal fibers.
+ The cross section has many gut rays radiating from the center, looking like wheel spokes.
+ Characteristic smell of Glycyrrhiza uralensis, slightly sweet taste.
Glycyrrhiza uralensis extract will usually be prepared from dried herbs. Initially, medicinal herbs will be cooked with water to collect nutrients into the extract. After filtering the residue, the extract of Glycyrrhiza uralensis will be concentrated to low humidity. Finally, the concentrate will be dried to a moisture content of less than 5% to obtain Glycyrrhiza uralensis extract.
What is the effect of Glycyrrhiza uralensis extract?
According to oriental medicine, the North Glycyrrhiza uralensis has a sweet taste with the main functions of tonic, beneficial gas, wasteful, only declared, delayed, only system, heat cleared, and detoxified. As a result, this medicine is often used in cases of weakness, weak spleen, weak yin and qi, blood vessels, great pulses, coughs, asthma, sore throat, inflammation, stomach ulcers, detoxification…
Modern science has also studied the active ingredients in Glycyrrhiza uralensis Bac and proved a number of pharmacological effects of this medicinal herb, which are:
+ Prevention of gastric and duodenal ulcers.
+ Antispasmodic effect.
+ Helps loosen phlegm, relieve cough.
+ Helps anti-inflammatory, anti-ulcer, wound healing.
+ Helps strengthen immune function.
+ Helps detoxify toxins caused by poisoning with morphine, cocaine, strychnine, atropine, chloralhydrate and detoxification of diphtheria and tetanus toxins.
+ Monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitory effect.
Some combined remedies of northern Glycyrrhiza uralensis
Remedies for congestive heart failure, shortness of breath, fainting, weak pulse (low blood pressure or hypoglycemia):
+ Preparation: Glycyrrhiza uralensis Bac 12g, Dang Quy 10g, Erotic ginseng 8g.
+ The herbs are ground into powder and then mixed together.
+ Drink 3-4 times a day, 4g each time.
+ Can decoct flavors into drinking water in case of emergency.
Remedies for the treatment of heart failure, blood vessel disorders, and macrovascular disorders (arrhythmias):
+ Preparation: Glycyrrhiza uralensis 16g, Thuc Thuc 30g, Mai Mon, A Giao, Ma Nhan, Ginseng Party, Que Chi each 12g, Sinh Khuong 12g, Big apple 4 fruits.
+ Decorate the herbs with water into 3 bowls to drink during the day.
Remedies for inflammation: swollen boils, sore throat, mastitis, lung cancer (lung abscess), eczema, mouth sores.
+ Preparation: Glycyrrhiza uralensis, Dandelion, Honeysuckle, Lien Kieu 8g each.
+ Sac to get water to drink during the day.
Remedies for sore throat: Glycyrrhiza uralensis, Cat wing, Huyen Ginseng, Ngu Tinh, Son bean root, Cannabis, Burdock.
Medicine for mastitis: Glycyrrhiza uralensis Bac, Chich Thuoc 30g every day, 1 color scale, drink continuously for 1-3 months.
Product raw material Glycyrrhiza uralensis extract Biogreen
Product Name: Glycyrrhiza uralensis extract
Made in Viet Nam.
Dosage form: dry high powder.
Description: uniform fine powder of slightly yellow-brown color.
Solubility: well soluble in water.
Taste: mildly sweet, slightly bitter, characteristic odor.
Packing: 1 kg, 5 kg, 10 kg, 25 kg and can be changed according to customer requirements.
As suitable raw materials for dosage forms: nuggets, powders, effervescents, capsules, tablets, syrups.
Expiry date: 2 years from date of manufacture.
Storage: Store in a cool, dry place, away from direct light.
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