Licorice Root (Gan Cao)
Licorice Root is traditionally used to tonify the spleen, heart and lungs. Licorice Root is known for its versatility in treatment of various disorders such as heart palpitations, clearing heat in the lungs, expelling phlegm, chronic cough, clearing heat toxins, soothing of sore throat and alleviating pain. Licorice Root is also used in many Asian culinary recipes such as "Pho"(Vietnamese beef noodle soup) or stews.
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