Licorice is the root of herbaceous perennial plant from the legume family, used for its sweet flavour. Solgar® Licorice Extract, provides 250 mg of deglycyrrhised powdered root extract and 225mg of raw licorice root powder.
DGL (Deglycyrrhized Licorice) is one of the most important acid reflux remedies when digestive problems are present. The reason for the deglycyrrhized part, is so that the licorice won't raise your blood pressure.
Acid Reflux Remedies - DGL. There have been hundreds of studies upon the extraordinary effectiveness of Licorice/DGL as an anti inflammatory, soothing and healing agent for the Intestinal tract.
In addition to using Licorice as heartburn and acid reflux remedies, Licorice and Licorice based compounds have been studied and shown effective or of great promise for the following:
- Acts as a broad anti-inflammatory
- Useful chemo-preventive agent for peptic ulcer or gastric cancer in H. pylori-infected individuals. H-pylori.
- Resist disseminated candidiasis due to Candida albicans by Th1 immune response.