Glycyrrhiza glabra L.
|Synonym :|| Glycyrrhiza glandulifera Waldst. & Kit.
Glycyrrhiza hirsuta Pall.
Glycyrrhiza pallida Boiss.& Noe
|Bangla Name :||Jasthi madhu|
|English Name :||Liquorice|
|Disease :||Abdominal pain, asthma, bronchitis, cough, gastric ulcers, Jaundice, anaemia, ill health, lumps in t|
|Description :||Perennial, Herbs, Nodules present, Stems erect or ascending, Stems less than 1 m tall,hairs present, Stems solid, densely hairy, Leaves alternate,petiolate, Stipules inconspicuous, absent, deciduous,free, Leaves compound, pinnate, margins entire, opposite, Leaves glabrous, hairy, Inflorescences racemes,axillary, Bractspresent, small, absent or caducous, Flowers zygomorphic, Calyx hairy, Petals separate, Corolla papilionaceous, Banner petal narrow or oblanceolate, narrow, oblanceolate to oblong, Stamens diadelphous, Filaments glabrous, Style terete, Fruit a legume, unilocular, tardily or weakly dehiscent, Fruit 2-seeded, Seeds reniform, smooth,olive, brown, or black.|
|Chemical Constituents :||The main constituent of liquorice is a saponin-like glycoside Glycyrrhizin which ranges from 5 to 20% and is 50- 60 times sweeter than sucrose. It also contains glycyrrhetinic acid, rhamnoglucoside, twenty seven flavonoids atriterpenoid-liquoric acid from|
|Uses :||This plant is used in Abdominal pain, asthma, bronchitis, cough, gastric ulcers, Jaundice, anaemia, ill health, lumps in the throat, rabies, vaginocele.|