Mass fraction of moisture in the dry extract is not more than 10%.
The mass fraction of moisture in the thick extract is not more than 50%.
Mass fraction of insoluble substances in water not more than 5%.
Mass fraction of glycyrrhizic acid in the dry extract, not less than 20.0%
Mass fraction of glycyrrhizic acid in the thick extract, not less than 18.0%
All parts of the plant contain organic acids (glycyrrhizinic acid and its potassium and calcium salts), flavone compounds, glycosides (likvrinit, likvitritigenin, likvritozid), vitamins, essential oil, bitterness, coumarins, etc. %). Roots of different types of licorice are included in all domestic pharmacopoeias and many countries of the world. Licorice preparations have expectorant, antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory, laxative, diuretic, antihistamine, antitumor properties.
Herbal medicines licorice are widely used in medical practice as an expectorant, enveloping, emollient cough remedy for diseases of the upper respiratory tract, with advanced inflammatory manifestations, especially in children and the elderly. They are used as adjuvant therapy for Addison's disease, diminished function of the adrenal cortex, for lupus, allergic dermatitis, and pemphigus.
Preparations of various types of licorice "Likviriton" and "Flacarbin" are recommended as anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic for gastritis, gastric ulcer and duodenal ulcer. "Glyciram" has a stimulating effect on the function of the adrenal cortex, changes the ratio of sodium and potassium ions in the blood, has anti-allergic properties. It is used for bronchial asthma, hypotonic syndrome of various origin, eczema, dermatitis. In France, Great Britain, and the United States, patented ointments, powders, and preparations for the injection of all types of licorice are used to treat rheumatism, asthma, dermatitis, skin diseases, eyes, ears, nose, and mouth cavity.
Licorice preparations have antiviral, antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory properties, exhibit hypotensive, capillary-strengthening, antibacterial, expectorant, antitumor effect; enveloping, mild laxative. It is used in various diseases: influenza, tuberculosis, diabetes, peptic ulcer disease, malignant tumors, diseases of the genitourinary system, as antiviral; outwardly - for the treatment of psoriasis, eczema, lupus erythematosus, in cosmetics, to strengthen and grow hair.