Licorice root has been used for centuries to treat various ailments that involves digestive tract, as it helps to protect the stomach lining. It is also used for Cough . Licorice tea is amazing home remedy for cough and since it is sweet by itself, it is easier to make the children drink it. However this herb should not be taken over the limit.
Tamil name: Athimathuram
Botanical name: Glycyrrhiza glabra
Common name: Indian liquorice