| Chinese Licorice |
| Glycyrrhiza uralensis|
| Uses: Culinary/Medicinal/Industrial
|| Duration: Perennial (hardy in zones 9-10) |
| When to Sow: Spring/Late Summer/Early Fall
|| Ease of Germination: Moderate |
The most commonly used Chinese medicinal herb,occuring in almost all prescriptions, its use being associated with longevity. The sweet tonic herb is an expectorant, neutralizes toxins and balances blood sugar levels.