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Liquorice and Breast Cancer

July 6, 2013

Isoliquiritigenin is a component of Liquorice. Liquorice is a key herb in The Wise Herb Company‘s range of Green Tea Herbal Infusions.

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Isoliquiritigenin was shown to induce growth inhibition and apoptosis in human breast cancer (animal model system).

The results from a study by Li et al suggest that isoliquiritigenin induces growth inhibition and apoptosis through downregulating Arachidonic acid (AA)-derived eicosanoids and the deactivation of various biomarkers in human breast cancer.

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