Gan Cao

Baked Licorice Root, Licorice Root, Radix Glycyrrhizae, Radix Glycyrrhizae Preparata, Ural Licorice Root

  • Taste: Sweet
  • Temperature: Neutral (raw) (Gan Cao), Warm (dry-fried) (Zhi Gan Cao)
  • Entering Meridians: Heart, Lung, Spleen, Stomach


  • Tonifies the Spleen and augments Qi
  • Moistens the Lungs, resolves Phlegm and stops coughing
  • Moderates spasms and alleviates pain
  • Clears Heat and relieves Fire toxicity
  • Antidote for many toxic substances (internal and topical)
  • Moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs and guides the herbs to all twelve channels

Additional information

Weight 100 g