Licorice and Diabetes – Reduce Blood Sugar Levels

The therapeutic use of licorice (glycyrrhiza glabra) as known in China under the name Gan Cao, originates from the Roman Empire. The Greek Physician Hippocrates and the botanist Theophrastus extolled the digestive and conditioning benefits of licorice. The Naturalist Pliny the Younger also recommended this medicinal plant for calming coughs and as an expectorant. Licorice…