Take licorice for the care and relief of Indigestion
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Why it works: Licorice soothes stomach upset and indigestion by coating the lining of the stomach.
How it works: Licorice contains a substance called glycyrrhizic acid, which has been linked to headaches, swelling, sodium retention, loss of potassium, and high blood pressure. As such, there is the DGL Licorice (de-glycyrrhizinated licorice) supplement developed, which has the glycyrrhizic acid removed. When using licorice for indigestion, the DGL supplement is recommended to avoid the side effects.
Precautions: Licorice contains glycyrrhizin, which has been found to be linked to health issues for kids when consumed in large amount by their mothers during pregnancy. Avoid taking licorice if you are pregnant or nursing. Ii is also not recommended for children.
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