Licorice Root

Licorice is the perennial herbaceous plant of the legume family, which grows throughout the territory of Russia and Central Asia. Licorice, sweet root - such names can often be found on packages of syrups, all this is licorice. Licorice root - thick, dendritic and fairly dense when dried. It has a brown coloration, on the fracture it is light yellow. The taste of the licorice root is sugary-sweet, due to the large amount of natural sugar.
The composition of licorice (root):
The chemical composition of licorice root includes: malic, citric and succinic acids, beta-carotene, choline, vitamins A, B1, B2, B5, B6, B9, B12, C, D, E, K and PP, as well as necessary mineral substances for the body human: potassium, calcium, magnesium, zinc, selenium, copper and manganese, iron, phosphorus and sodium.
Useful properties of licorice (root):
The root of licorice has long been used as an expectorant and emollient, with prolonged cough and bronchitis. Also has anti-inflammatory, diuretic and light, laxative properties. It is often used as a sweetener in the medical and diabetic nutrition (calorizator). Preparations based on licorice root have proven themselves in the treatment of gastritis and peptic ulcer.

List of vitamins:

Vitamin A is involved in oxidation-reduction processes, regulation of protein synthesis, promotes normal metabolism, functions of cellular and subcellular membranes, plays an important role in the formation of bones and teeth, as well as fat deposits, is necessary for the growth of new cells, slows down the aging process.

Systemic thiamine deficiency is a causal factor in the development of a number of serious disorders, the leading place in which the lesions of the nervous system occupy. The complex of consequences of thiamine deficiency is known as the beriberi disease.

Vitamin B2 is necessary for the formation of erythrocytes, antibodies, for the regulation of growth and reproductive functions in the body. It is also necessary for the health of the skin, nails, hair growth and in general for the health of the whole organism, including the function of the thyroid gland.

Vitamin B5 is required for the exchange of fats, carbohydrates, amino acids, the synthesis of vital fatty acids, cholesterol, histamine, acetylcholine, hemoglobin. In large quantities is in garlic.

Vitamin B6 is found in many products. Especially a lot of it is contained in the grain sprouts, walnuts and hazelnuts, spinach, potatoes and carrots, color and cabbage, tomatoes, strawberries, cherries, oranges and lemons, avocados.

Vitamin B9 is essential for the growth and development of the circulatory and immune systems. This vitamin is necessary for the creation and maintenance of healthy cells in a healthy state, so its presence is especially important during periods of rapid development of the body and in early childhood.

Vitamin C is used as a restorative and stimulating immune system for various diseases (colds, oncological, etc.), and also prophylactically with insufficient intake of food, for example, in the winter-spring period.

Vitamin D regulates the absorption of calcium and phosphorus minerals, the level of their content in the blood and their entry into bone tissue and teeth. It also helps prevent dental caries and gum pathologies, helps fight osteoporosis and speeds up the healing of fractures.

Vitamin E prevents the formation of thrombi and promotes their absorption. It also improves fertility, reduces and prevents hot flashes in the menopause. Vitamin E is also used in cosmetology to preserve youthful skin, it promotes skin healing and reduces the risk of scar tissue formation.

Functionally, vitamin P participates together with vitamin C in oxidation-reduction processes in the body. Vitamin P is able to partially remove the severity of avitaminosis C, reducing the permeability and fragility of capillary vessels. Vitamins P protect ascorbic acid and adrenaline from oxidation.