Botanical Name: Glycyrrhiza Radix
This is not only one of the most common Chinese herbs, but also an indispensable one in many herbal formulas. This is simply because it is able to harmonize the efficacies of a variety of other herbs. However, the health benefits of licorice are far from that. Today, its ready-made products, including licorice root tea, chew sticks, extract, powder, supplement, are so popular. Western Pharmacology found that licorice has the anti-inflammatory and antiallergic functions.