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GAN CAO

Names for Gan Cao
Pharmaceutical: Radix Glycyrrhizae Uralensis
Botanical: Glycyrrhiza uralensis Fisch.,Glycyrrhiza inflata Bat.,Glycyrrhiza glabra L.(Leguminosae)
Other names: Sheng Gan Cao
Description: Licorice Root.

Actions
Tonifies the Spleen; Benefits the Qi; Moistens the Lungs; Calms cough; Calms deaf or acute pain; Regulates the nature of other drugs; ...

Origin of gan cao
Mongolia, Shanxi, Gansu, Xinjiang.;

Preparation of gan cao
The roots are collected in spring and autumn, removed from rootlet, and dried in the sun for use. The roots can also be processed with honey.;

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