Benefits : Improves vision, voice, strength , colour and complexion. Heals ulcers and wounds Good hair tonic, aphrodisiac and relieves exhaustion.
Dosage : 3-6 gms per day or as directed by the physician.
Yashtimadhu (Glycyrrhiza glabra) Powder improves voice, vision, hair and complexion. It is also effective in treating cold and cough, and has a mild laxative effect. In large doses it is a good emetic for cleansing the lungs and stomach of Kapha. It is a mild laxative which soothes and tones the mucous membranes, relieving muscle spasm and reducing inflammation. Its taste masks the disagreeable flavor of other herbs and helps harmonize their qualities, countering heat and dryness and reducing toxicity.
For colds and respiratory affliction, it combines well with fresh ginger. With ginger and cardamom it is a tonic to the teeth. It is restorative and rejuvenative food. Sattvic in quality, it calms the mind and nurtures the spirit. It nourishes the brain and increases cranial and cerebrospinal fluid, promoting contentment and harmony. It improves voice, vision, hair and complexion and gives strength.The herbs has powerful anti oxidants and photo oestrogen's that help women during mestruation. This a very beneficial herb for singer as it clears the throat and reduces hoarseness of voice when taken with honey.