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Yastimadhu / Mulathi

Botanical Name : Glycyzrrhiza glabra
Family: Fabaceae (bean family)

Parts Used: Roots.

Origin of Herbs:  

The roots are unearthed in the autumn of the fourth season. It is grown in India, Spain, Iran, Russia, China & Italy.

Plant Description:

Tall, upright hairless perennial, 1.2-1.8m tall. Leaves pinnate with 9-17 leaflets. Flowers pale blue, pea-like.

Healing power:

Glycyrrhiza is widely used in acidity and bronchial problems such as catarrh, bronchitis, cold, flu and coughs. It reduces irritation of the throat and yet has an expectorant action. It is also used in relieving stress. Glycyrrhiza is also effective in helping to reduce fevers. Its use in the treatment of chronic inflammations such as arthritis and rheumatic diseases, Anti-inflammatory, chronic skin conditions etc.

Acidity : 

Most effective anti-ulcer herb, gives miraculous results in acid peptic disorders. It is very effective in treating pain due to stomach ulcers, as it soothes the irritation caused by acids.


This herb is a demulcent (soothing, coating agent) that has long been valued for its use in food and medicinal remedies, including treatments for stomach ailments.

Other Uses: 

It is widely used in bronchial problems such as catarrh, bronchitis and coughs in general. It nourishes the brain increasing cranial and cerebrospinal fluid. It also improves complexion, hair and vision. Yastimadhu also helps in cases of abdominal pain, bronchitis, colds, coughs, laryngitis and general debility. It acts as a heart tonic, laxative, mucus membrane toner and soother. It reduces hyperacidity, inflammation, muscle spasms, sore throat, ulcers and painful urination.

Ayurvedic Supplements that contains Mulethi :

Yastimadhu churna - 1 Kg.
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