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Dried licorice root

Name licorice comes from the Greek wordsglykssweet and meaningfulRhizor root. It is a sweet-tasting rhizome (underground stem) is used as a flavoring agent.

source of vitamin C.
an expectorant, diuretic
bactericidal and fungicidal properties
anti-inflammatory and antispasmodic
regulates sugar metabolism in diabetes