The composition of the syrup of licorice root includes a large number of biologically active substances. Its effect on the body occurs in several ways. Syrup of licorice liquefies phlegm in the respiratory tract and stimulates its discharge, has a disinfectant action and promotes healing of small wounds of the pharynx that occur when you cough.

Use the syrup of licorice root for the integrated treatment of diseases of the respiratory ways, accompanied cough. These include acute and chronic bronchitis, tracheitis, bronchiectasis, pneumonia, tracheobronchitis and other.

Syrup of licorice root not only helps to get rid of painful coughs, but also provides the body some amount of tannins that are beneficial to the gastrointestinal tract.
Children over twelve years let the syrup one teaspoon three times a day, pre-dissolve it in 100 ml of warm water. It is important to remember that the use of syrup of licorice root should significantly increase the amount of fluid. It is necessary to reduce the viscosity of sputum.
Children 6 to 12 years of age dilute 50 drops of syrup of licorice root in half a glass of water, this dose three times a day.

Give syrup of licorice root from child 2 to 6 years should be in an amount of from 2 to 10 drops, three times a day, the medication dissolve in a teaspoon of warm water.

Kids under the age of two years the drug is prescribed in a dosage of not more than 2 drops in a teaspoon of water, give your baby syrup of licorice root 3 times a day.
At any age treat syrup of licorice root for more than 10 days, the need for re-treatment determined by the attending physician.

The medicine composition includes sugar syrup, so children with diabetes syrup of licorice root, give with caution.