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Scientific name of Licorice: Glycyrrhiza glabra
Name of Licorice in different languages:
Sanskrit: Yashti, Maduka, Athirasa
Malayalam: Eratti Madhuram (ഇരട്ടിമധുരം)
Plant description of Licorice-
Licorice is a herbaceous perennial plant, growing up to 1.5 m tall, leaves are small and pinnate sized about 7 to 15 cm long and with 9 to 17 cm wide. The flowers are pale whitish blue, sized 0.8 to 1.2 cm long; stems are sweet and are grey in color. The fruit containing several seeds is pod sized 2 to 3 cm long .Root and stem are used as medicines.
ഇരട്ടിമധുരം- Licorice root
Useful plant parts:
To treat Cough, Vatha, Pitha, fever, Cancer, Asthma, painkiller, sound enhancer.
Phytoaestrogens, glabridin, isoflavene.
How to prepare medicines:
Raw root can chew for throat problems due to cold (clear the throat)