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LICORICE [3 records]

Record 1 2011-12-20

English

Subject field(s)
  • Botany
  • Food Additives
  • Pharmacology
DEF

The rhizome of the plant Glycyrrhiza glabra, which has a gummy texture and a sweet rather astringent flavor, and which is the source of extracts used to mask unpleasant flavors (as of drugs) or to impart pleasing flavors (as to confections or tobacco).

OBS

Used as a flavoring for drugs, beverages, chewing gum, tobacco and candies.

Key term(s)
  • liquorice root
  • licorice-root

French

Domaine(s)
  • Botanique
  • Additifs alimentaires
  • Pharmacologie
DEF

Rhizome (brun en dehors et jaune en dedans) d'une plante dicotylédone herbacée, vivace, employé comme édulcorant et, en thérapeutique, pour préparer des tisanes adoucissantes, pectorales, pour leur action laxative.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Botánica
  • Aditivos alimentarios
  • Farmacología
DEF

Rizoma de la planta llamada regaliz o orozuz.

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Record 2 2011-07-05

English

Subject field(s)
  • Pharmacology
DEF

A preparation (used medicinally and as a sweetmeat) made from the evaporated juice of the rhizome of the plant Glycyrrhiza glabra, commonly sold in black cylindrical sticks.

OBS

Licorice extract is obtained by boiling the coarsely ground roots, filtering the mixture, and concentrating it by evaporation.

Key term(s)
  • licorice extract
  • extract of licorice
  • stick licorice
  • Spanish licorice

French

Domaine(s)
  • Pharmacologie
DEF

Préparation se présentant sous la forme d'une masse molle brune, à saveur sucrée, soluble dans l'eau, obtenue par macération du bois de réglisse dans l'eau, utilisée comme thérapeutique (édulcorant).

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Farmacología
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Record 3 2011-02-07

English

Subject field(s)
  • Seed Plants (Spermatophyta)
Universal entry(ies)
OBS

A plant of the family Fabaceae.

OBS

wild licorice: preferred common name in the Inventory of Canadian Agricultural Weeds (2003).

OBS

wild licorice: common name also used to refer to the species Galium lanceolatum and Galium circaezans.

OBS

licorice: common name used to refer to the genus Glycyrrhiza.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Plantes à graines (Spermatophyta)
Entrée(s) universelle(s)
OBS

Plante de la famille des Fabaceae.

OBS

réglisse sauvage : nom à privilégier selon l'Inventaire des mauvaises herbes du Canada (2003).

OBS

réglisse sauvage : nom commun utilisé aussi pour désigner l'espèce Astragalus glycophyllos.

OBS

réglisse : nom vernaculaire utilisé pour désigner le genre Glycyrrhiza.

Spanish

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