Glycyrrhiza glabra

licorice
Fig. 69. Licorice (right - rhizome with roots).

Licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra L.)and Ural licorice (Glycyrrhiza uralensis Fisch.), licorice Korzhinsky (Glycyrrhiza Korshinskyi Grig.) - wild plants. Containing glycyrrhizinic acid, flavonoid liquidity and other syrups, extracts dry and dense root - expectorant, laxative and improve the taste of medicines means; extract of licorice is also used as a molding material for the manufacture of pills.