Lycium is a Chinese fruit used for centuries, and has been shown to enhance the complexion & help maintain energy and good vision. Forever Lycium Plus is a dietary supplement intended as a source of antioxidants and bioflavonoids and other beneficial phytonutrients. Rich in amino acids (the building blocks of protein) and vitamins, lycium is known in China as a “yin tonic,” with many traditional uses for maintaining good health. Licorice is considered to be the most widely used herb in China. It is made up of over 150 chemical compounds which have been shown to have many beneficial effects. Its most frequent use by far is as a complementary herb, with its main function being to bring out the best beneficial effects of other herbs. Lycium has the ability to nurture the liver and kidney. Excellent detoxifying properties for the liver and kidneys have been found in the fruit. Its most important property is that of an anti-oxidant, about 60 to 100 times stronger than that of vitamin E and C, which serves to neutralize free radicals that do so much damage to body tissues. This makes it an ideal companion for lycium. Licorice Flavonoid Extract is a concentrated form of licorice bioflavonoids.
Licorice is known for its sweetening characteristic. Its roots have tremendous therapeutic properties and has been used by the Chinese for more than 5,000 years. Licorice helps for treatment of gastric and duodenal ulcers. Modern medicines treat ulcers by controlling the secretion of gastric acids. Licorice, however, stimulates the body’s natural defense to prevent the formation of ulcers improving the quality the substances and tissues which line and protect the stomach and intestine, being much more effective than antacids. Licorice is very effective in helping people who drink alcohol, coffee, take aspirin or other medicine which irritate the stomach. A great number of studies have proven the effectiveness of licorice in the treatment of duodenal ulcers (91% of the cases). Treatment should continue for 8 to 16 weeks, depending on the results.
Serving Size 1 Tablet
Amount Per Tablet
Lycium Extract, powdered (fruit) 300 mg*
Licorice Flavonoid Extract, powdered (root) 37.5 mg*
Microcrystalline Cellulose, Cellulose, Stearic Acid, Magnesium Stearate.
Take one tablet, three times daily.