Syrup of licorice root consists of a large number of biologically active substances. This drug contributes to liquefaction of sputum in the airway and stimulate her discharge, disinfection and healing of small wounds of the pharynx that occur when you cough. Licorice root is a great remedy for the treatment of chronic bronchitis, tracheitis, bronchiectasis, pneumonia, tracheobronchitis, and so on.
The first condition in the treatment of syrup of licorice root is to drink plenty of liquids. It is important to reduce the viscosity of sputum. Otherwise, the mucus will become thick and will cause difficulty breathing.
Dilute the syrup in boiled warm water. You cannot add the syrup in tea or hot drink, as under the influence of temperature considerably reduces its useful properties.
Kids under 2 years let's licorice root 2 drops diluted in a teaspoon of water 3 times a day.
Syrup of licorice root for a child from 2 to 6 years plant in the amount of 2-10 drops in 1 teaspoon of water and give 3 times a day.
Child from 6 to 12 years of age dilute 50 drops of this medicine in half Cup water and give 3 times a day.
100 milliliters of water dissolve 1 teaspoon of syrup of licorice root. This dose is intended for a child older than 12 years. You need to take medicine 3 times a day.
At any age the course of treatment syrup of licorice root should not last more than 10 days. If necessary, the repeated course must consult the child's doctor.
Syrup of licorice root is contraindicated in children suffering from diabetes.
The correct application of licorice root will help to get rid of a cough for a short period of time, as the early stages of the disease, and in the process developed the infection. Most importantly – stick to the above dosages and do not change treatment regimen at their discretion.