This is useful for many respiratory disorders as well as cough. Yastimadhu helps to increase the appetite by facilitating proper evacuation of stools.
Botanical name – Glycyrrhiza glabra
Family name –Fabaceae
English name –Indian Liquorice
Common name –Liquorice
Synonyms – Muleti, madhuka, klitika, madhuyashtika
Habit – Perennial herb
Common Uses –It has laxative, demulcent, emollient, sweet, tonic, laxative and aphrodisiac properties. Liquorice is believed to be useful in cough, to enhance general immunity, sore throat, bronchitis, abdominal pains, consumption, genitourinary diseases, anorexia, obesity, asthma, hepatitis, persistent low fever and epilepsy. It is also used in coughs, sore throat, genito-urinary disease, peptic ulcers, hyperacidity, pains and spasms. It is non-toxic and three hundred times sweeter than cane sugar.
Indications – It is internally used in injury to chest, emaciation, hoarseness of voice, rhinitis, cough, giddiness, thirst, burning sensation, hyperacidity, dysuria, gout, erysipelas, weakness, metrrorahgia, decreased breast milk, weakness in cardiac region. It is externally used for skin diseases, disorders of throat and eyes.
Products description–It is a main ingredient in Dhatri Lauh Tablets, Rasayanaprash, Medohar Yog, Rasayana Yog, Shiroshulhar (Migraine Help) Tea and Pratishyaya (Cold Relief) Herbal Tea.