Glycyrrhiza glabra
Licorice
Licorice
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Part of the plant used

Root
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Major cosmetic applications

Sensitive skin. Anti-inflammatory. Purifying. Antiseptic. Anti-aging. Depigmentant.
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Inception
Growing area

Europe and Central Asia
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Traditional uses

Medicinally used for nearly 3000 years to treat cough, asthma and other respiratory disorders.
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Curiosities

It is used in chewing gum, chocolates, tobacco, to make the beer foamy and sweetener for pharmaceutical preparations.