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Synonyms for liquorice

deep-rooted coarse-textured plant native to the Mediterranean region having blue flowers and pinnately compound leaves

a black candy flavored with the dried root of the licorice plant


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Doctors diagnosed her with posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) which was brought on by her liquorice habit and she was advised to go cold turkey from the sweets.
Liquorice significantly reduces the toxicity of aconite when the two herbs are decocted together.
Liquorice holds expertize in various services from web, mobile, social media, CRM, content creation and search engine marketing, and currently staffs 115 employees in four offices deploying work across sub-Saharan Africa.
LIQUORICE could provide a lifeline for liver cancer patients, new research has shown.
My own passion started with a selection box in a Christmas stocking that contained pipes, straps, sticks, wheels, laces all made from liquorice.
Using glycyrrhizic acid - the main sweet-tasting component of liquorice - they blocked the enzyme in mice predisposed to the disease.
You'll need to be a real liquorice devotee to appreciate the subtle appeal of the UK's first ever liquorice pork pie, for example.
Giant Apples are supplied in re-sealable drums of 150 pieces, while Liquorice Twists are available in 175g family size foil bags featuring a close-up image of the twists of liquorice on a purple and silver background.
The new data found that liquorice did indeed have a significant effect on testosterone.
With the help of glycyrrhizic acid - the main sweet-tasting component of liquorice -researchers blocked the enzyme in mice predisposed to the disease.
ALLAN Bassett has been called all sorts in his time So when office jokers at a loan firm sent a letter to him addressed as "Mr Liquorice Bassett," it brought a wry smile.
Bassett's Fruit Allsorts debuts next week without so much as a trace of liquorice to be found.
Haribo Dunhills (Pontefract) is expanding its liquorice range with the launch of Haribo Liquorice Cream Rock as a new bag line.
Bertie represents Bassett's Liquorice Allsorts, the leading sweet in the
Dr Raymond Harris of Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, said: "We found a chemical component of liquorice may offer a new approach to preventing it, without the adverse side effects of other therapies.