What is Licorice root?

Category: Supplements

Most popular types: Licorice Plus

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Licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra) is a flavorful herb that has been used in food and medicinal remedies for thousands of years. Licorice root is often used to prevent and treat stomach ulcers.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Adrenal fatigue 8 5
Fibromyalgia 3 0
Rosacea 3 6
Anxious mood 1 0
Bronchitis 1 1
Chronic obstructive bronchitis 1 0

Show all 16 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
0
None
10

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Licorice root

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Licorice root

Dosage Patients
450 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Licorice root

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 4
Course of treatment ended 2
Doctor's advice 2
Did not seem to work 1
Personal research 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 11 patients who've stopped taking Licorice root

Duration

Currently taking Licorice root

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1

Stopped taking Licorice root

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 3
1 - 6 months 5
1 - 2 years 3
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 4
Usually 2
Sometimes 3
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 5
Not at all hard to take 5
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 1
$25-49 0
< $25 6
Not specified 3
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1 patient evaluation for Licorice root

Apr 12, 2013 (Started Apr 04, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bronchitis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 tsp. Daily

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