This is useful for many respiratory disorders as well as cough. Yastimadhu helps to increase the appetite by facilitating the proper evacuation of stools.
Botanical name – Glycyrrhiza glabra
Family name –Fabaceaenglish 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, genitourinary 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 the chest, emaciation, hoarseness of voice, rhinitis, cough, giddiness, thirst, burning sensation, hyperacidity, dysuria, gout, erysipelas, weakness, metrrorahgia, decreased breast milk, weakness in the cardiac region. It is externally used for skin diseases, disorders of the throat and eyes.
Product description – It is the main ingredient in Dhatri Lauh Tablets, Rasayanaprash, Medohar Yog, Rasayana Yog, Shiroshulhar (Migraine Help) Tea, and Pratishyaya (Cold Relief) Herbal Tea.