Licorice root cough for children and adults — text and video instructions for use
Licorice root cough — This is another tool from a series of popular recipes that have repeatedly helped to cure various ailments at home. Licorice root cough is suitable for both children and adults, as well as women during pregnancy. The use of such a tool will help you not only cure cough. Licorice root has many other advantages, namely:
the use of this tool will help relieve cramps;
licorice root actively fights viruses and bacteria that attack a weakened body;
the use of medicines from licorice root actively stimulates the immune system, and also has an expectorant effect;
it also relieves inflammation and helps lower the temperature.
But there are also contraindications to the use of licorice for cough. It is not recommended to use it for those who have gastritis or ulcer, as well as any other diseases of the gastrointestinal tract in the acute stage.
Licorice root helps with a wet and dry cough, facilitating the discharge of sputum and removing inflammation from the tonsils. If you do not know how to prepare and take this tool, then our article will help you with this.
Instructions for use of licorice root is in each package with this drug. Prepare syrup from licorice root can be diluted with water medicine. The only difference is that for children and pregnant women the proportions will be slightly different.
For adults, the proportions of syrup are one tablespoonful of the drug, diluted in a glass of water.
Children from 12 years old should be given one teaspoon of licorice root dissolved in of a glass of water.
From one year to 12 years old, it is necessary to dissolve the syrup in the amount of half a teaspoon of a glass of water.
Babies and children up to the year should be diluted with 2 drops of syrup per teaspoon of water.
You can also make medicine from licorice root yourself. To do this, you will need to brew it in this way: pour 200 milliliters of water into a small saucepan, then add one and a half to two tablespoons of chopped licorice root and put it in a water bath. Licorice root should be drawn on it for at least ten minutes, while it should be stirred regularly. When ready, it will be necessary to remove and cool, then strain and add a little water.
To take licorice root for the treatment of cough can be no more than a week, after which you need to take an impressive break. Before using this tool, be sure to consult your doctor so as not to harm the body. Read more about the use of licorice root in the video below.