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see arumarum,
common name for the Araceae, a plant family mainly composed of species of herbaceous terrestrial and epiphytic plants found in moist to wet habitats of the tropics and subtropics; some are native to temperate zones.
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Located in the very heart of Vilnius Monmartre, Uzupis neighbourhood, Sweet Root for sure is one of the best places for fine wining and dining in Lithuania's capital that, according to numerous critics' reviews, does deserve to be awarded a Michelin Star status.
To test whether the sweet root could combat the bacteria that cause gum disease and cavities, the researchers took a closer look at various substances in licorice.
Home-cooking has been replaced by fast food and pre-packaged meals, while gardening has become more of a curiosity than a norm--and both of these trends have conspired against this sweet root vegetable.
The Latin name for the most popular variety of licorice, Glycyrrhiza glabra, derives from the Greek words for "sweet root" and "smooth."