Licorice Root

The most common use for licorice is to support the body against sore throats, bronchitis, coughs, and infections caused by bacteria or viruses, and various digestive system complaints including stomach ulcers, heartburn, colic, and ongoing inflammation of the lining of the stomach (chronic gastritis).

Licorice is a plant  and it is thought that the chemicals contained in licorice support to decrease swelling, thin mucus secretions, decrease cough, and increase the chemicals in our body that heal ulcers.