When we think of a novel antiviral medicine for herpes, Glycyrrhiza Glabra or Licorice Root comes first in our mind.
The print edition of the Journal of Clinical Investigation concluded an important study. The study says that we can potentially interfere with herpes virus Latency.
Glycyrrhizic Acid (GA) found in Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice Root) can eradicate the infected latent cells.
Glycyrrhizic Acid is a potent compound which induces cells death by manipulating the level of protein involved in latency of the cells.
The clinical trials have been conducted across the scientists community for Licorice root and promising results have influenced them to put more efforts in the research of this fruitful herb.
Licorice root is a novel approach to herpes treatment and may help herpes community overcome their herpes afflictions.