- Used for relieving peptic and gastric ulcers.
- Has a cytoprotective effect on the gastric mucosa.
- May reduce the inflammatory response which leads to ulcer formation.
Liquorice has been successfully used for around a century to treat peptic and gastric ulcers. Extract of deglycyrrhised liquorice root, or DGL, offers the benefits of whole liquorice but without the side effects of glycyrrhizic acid (hypertension, oedema or headaches), now available to buy at Supersmart.
Liquorice has properties which increase the production of prostaglandins in endothelial cells in the stomach, resulting in a cytoprotective effect on the gastric mucosa.
Animal studies suggest that it reduces the inflammatory response which leads to ulcer formation, by inhibiting the production of inflammatory molecules such as interleukins or tumour necrosing factor. It also has an antioxidant effect which contributes to its efficacy.
Several studies have shown that DGL:
Buy DGL 500 today and improve your gastrointestinal health.
|Daily serving: 6 tablets
Number of servings per bottle: 16
|Quantity per serving|
|Extract of deglycyrrinised licorice root (DGL)||3 g|
|Other ingredients: Acacia gum, sorbitol, orange flavour.|
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