Deglycyrrhizinated liquorice in aphthous ulcers

J Assoc Physicians India. 1989 Oct;37(10):647.


Twenty patients with aphthous ulcers were advised deglycyrrhizinated liquorice (DGL) mouth wash and were followed for two weeks. Fifteen patients experienced 50-75% improvement within one day followed by complete healing of the ulcers by third day.

MeSH terms

  • Glycyrrhiza
  • Humans
  • Mouthwashes
  • Plant Extracts / administration & dosage*
  • Recurrence
  • Stomatitis, Aphthous / drug therapy*


  • Mouthwashes
  • Plant Extracts
  • deglycyrrhizinized liquorice