Compounds in Licorice Can Fight Tooth Decay
Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles say that certain compounds found in licorice
have the ability to prevent cavity formation in teeth.// The scientists found that two compounds found in plant roots that are potent inhibitors of Streptococcus mutans, the bacteria that is respon...
Treating Latent Herpes With Licorice
Most viruses, including herpes, cause both active infections and also hide within the body for long periods of time, causing no immediate infection // but can strike again whenever resistance is lowered. The latent infections thus pose repeated problems for those infected.
Based on findings of a...
Licorice May Block Absorption of Organ Transplant Drug
...unosuppressant cyclosporine should avoid consuming licorice
because it may weaken the drug's effectiveness and... rejection in transplant patients -- who were feed licorice
or its main active ingredient, glycyrrhizin, did n...
The researchers, who are trying to determine why licorice
interfered with the drug's absorption, said they d...
JCI table of contents: March 23, 2009
... EDITOR'S PICK: licorice
extract blocks colorectal cancer in mice
TITLE: Can licorice
lick colon cancer?
Paul M. Stewart
University of Birmi...
Licorice compound offers new cancer prevention strategy
... A chemical component of licorice
may offer a new approach to preventing colorectal ...ther by treatment with a natural compound found in licorice
or by silencing the 11βHSD2 gene prevents co...ents ranging from coughs to constipation. But even licorice
is not without side effects; long-term consumption...
Breakthrough Solution Found in Refresh Skin Care Products
While other eye creams on the market only address wrinkles, EpiLight Eye Cream inhibits pigment formation through two key active ingredients: licorice
Extract and Niacin (Nicatinimide). EpiLight Eye Cream minimizes dark tones within three days of application and produces major results within six week...
American Chemical Society's Weekly PessPac -- Feb. 18, 2009
...ARTICLE #3 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Injections of licorice
ingredient show promise as treatment for cocaine a...Journal of Proteome Research
An ingredient in licorice
shows promise as an antidote for the toxic effects...l studies conducted by the researchers show that a licorice
ingredient called isoliquiritigenin (ISL) can bloc...
Consumer Reports Identifies Foods With Surprisingly High Levels of Sodium
... consumers may never think to check:
Twizzlers Black licorice
Twists. Four strands have 200 mg. Strangely, four strands of Twizzlers Strawberry licorice
only have 115 mg.
Prego Heart Smart Traditional Italian Sauce. An ...
High Salt Levels Common in Many Foods
...re some other findings from the report:
Four strands of Twizzlers Black licorice
Twists have 200 milligrams of sodium, while four strands of Twizzlers Strawberry licorice
have 115 milligrams.
Prego Heart Smart Traditional Italian Sauce has 430...
New research about chronic lung disease presented at CHEST 2008
...nseng for fatigue, morphine sulfate for control of severe dyspnea and pain, licorice
root powder for control of severe coughing spells, and bilevel pressure ven...ere taking oldenlandia, a Chinese herb for lung cancer. Results showed that licorice
and ginseng were effective therapies for the majority of patients, and morp...