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Liquorice; Licorice Root - Artifacts

[gan cao] Radix Glycyrrhizae The dried root and rhizome of Glycyrrhiza uralensis Fisch., Glycyrrhiza inflata Bat. or Glycyrrhiza glabra L. (family Leguminosae). 1. to invigorate the functions of the heart and spleen for the treatment of symptoms due to deficiency of vital energy of these viscera. 2. as spasmolytic and antitussive for peptic ulcers and cough. 3. as antiphlogistic for sore throat, boils and carbuncles. 4. as antitoxicant for drug poisoning.
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