LUCRECIA ROOT is a plant of the legume family, which is native to Asia and Europe. Licorice root has a distinctive, sweet taste and is commonly used as a sweetener and as an ingredient in medicines and dietary supplements. Licorice has anti-inflammatory, analgesic and antioxidant properties. It contains glycyrrhizinic acid and flavonoids, which are responsible for its properties. Licorice can help reduce inflammation, elevated cortisol (stress hormone) levels, and also has antibacterial and antifungal properties.
For athletes, licorice can be a beneficial supplement because it can help reduce inflammation and oxidative stress that are associated with intense training. In addition, licorice can help regulate blood sugar levels and increase endurance.
Dosage: 1 to 5 grams per day