BotanicalName : Glycyrrhiza Glabra

CommonName : LICORICE

Specification : Glycyrrhiinic Acid 20%

Uses : Digestive aid - purgative, Diuretic, Expectorant

Description : Liquorice is the root of Glycyrrhiza glabra from which a sweet flavour can be extracted. The liquorice plant is a herbaceous perennial legume native to southern Europe and parts of Asia, such as India. It is not botanically related to anise, star anise, or fennel, which are sources of similar flavouring compounds.It is a herbaceous perennial, growing to 1 m in height, with pinnate leaves about 7–15 cm (2.8–5.9 in) long, with 9–17 leaflets.Most liquorice is used as a flavouring agent for tobacco.Liquorice provides tobacco products with a natural sweetness and a distinctive flavour that blends readily with the natural and imitation flavouring components employed in the tobacco industry.