Root is the dried root and rhizome of Glycyrrhiza uralensis
Fisch. ,Glycyrrhiza inflata Bat. or Glycyrrhiza
glabra L. (Fam. Leguminosae).
Action: To reinforce
the function of the spleen and replenish qi, to remove heat
and counteract toxicity, to dispel phlegm and relieve cough,
to alleviate spasmodic pain, and to moderate drug actions.
of the spleen and the stomach marked by lassitude and weakness;
cardiac palpitation and shortness of breath; cough with much
phlegm; spasmodic pain in the epigastrium, abdomen and limbs;
carbuncles and sores, It is often used for reducing the toxic
or drastic actions of other drugs.
with Radix Euphorbiae Pekinensis, Flos Genkwa and Radix Kansui.