Licorice is an herbaceous perennial plant that is native to several areas of the world, including southern Russia, the Mediterranean, parts of Asia and southern areas of Europe. The part of the licorice plant that is utilized as a flavoring agent and as a traditional remedy is the Licorice Root. Licorice contains specific chemical constituents that give it the sweet distinctive flavor
Licorice root is incredible for detoxifying the body — it can remove over twelve hundred toxins. There are many properties to this herb that make it special, but the main reason it is used is because of its ability to harmonize with other herbs.
Since 1972 Nature’s Answer continues to combine the best of traditional herbal remedies, vitamins and minerals with innovative scientific techniques and phytopharmaceutical manufacturing to deliver supplements of the finest quality and value for the entire family. Our Licorice is sourced Glycyrrhiza glabra, licorice, native to Asia. We then mill and extract the herb using alcohol, water, and natural extractants. All alcohol and extractants are then removed through our proprietary cold Bio-Chelated® extraction process, yielding a Holistically Balanced® standardized extract. All plants have unique chemical characteristics, markers, and natural patterns that can be used to identify them (just like human fingerprints). Our in-house laboratory has accumulated and preserved over 800 plant specimens, creating one of the most comprehensive collections of genetically verified plant specimens found anywhere in the world. Our state-of-the-art laboratory equipment has identified each and every plant’s distinctive botanical fingerprint, which we then use as our baseline to analyze the quality and purity of every incoming botanical used to manufacture our products. This unique process is our Advanced Botanical Fingerprint Technology®, and we take great pride in knowing that it allows us to completely assure you that your products contain only the highest quality botanical ingredients.
The root is included in many Chinese herbal formulas because of its ability to enhance the effects of the other herbs while also reducing negative side effects. It is one of the most used Chinese herbs in every herbalist’s cabinet making it an indispensable one in many herbal formulas