Syrup of licorice is used in a pure, undiluted form. First, you must thoroughly shake the bottle to raise and put into equilibrium all active components that have settled on the bottom. Then take one measuring spoon 3-4 times a day. If the measuring spoon is not in the package, take 1 teaspoon 3-4 times a day.
The duration of treatment is determined by the doctor strictly individually. Typically, the doctor is based on the results of laboratory tests, conducted instrumental studies (if such were conducted). Be sure to carry out a clinical examination before the appointment. Self-medication can be dangerous, because complications, side effects may occur.
How to brew a licorice from a cough?
Licorice is very convenient to use when coughing, as it is suitable for both dry and moist cough. Also, there is no need to worry about what caused the cough - licorice will still have a positive effect. In order to brew a licorice, you will need roots. To do this, take the plant, wash it in warm water. Then spread on a dry cloth, give the opportunity to drain water, dip an absorbent towel. After this, finely chop the roots. You can also rub them on a meat grinder or grater. Then pour about a tablespoon of roots with a glass of boiled water. Licorice from cough can be used as a decoction, tea.
How to take a licorice when you cough to an adult?
If an adult is concerned about cough, it is best to try licorice in the form of infusion . First, when you insist on licorice in vodka or alcohol, there is a kind of preservation of medicines. At the same time, biologically active substances retain their high activity. Decoction is less effective, because during hot water pouring, or digestion, active substances can be destroyed by high temperatures.
Nevertheless, one can not say that the most effective method of applying licorice is the preparation of infusion. For example, a decoction can be recommended to people suffering from cardiovascular pathologies. Also, the broth is recommended for use by children, pregnant and nursing, since they are prohibited from drinking alcohol. Also, the broth is recommended for those people who do not tolerate alcohol, or people with metabolic disorders.
To prepare the syrup, you must first prepare the syrup, then add licorice as the main active ingredient. To make a syrup, you need to take about a glass of water and a glass of sugar. All this is carefully mixed, put on a slow fire. Cook should be at least 10 minutes until the sugar is completely dissolved. Then add about one tablespoon of preliminarily ground licorice roots to the resulting syrup. Also, the syrup can be bought at the pharmacy in the finished form. Drink such a syrup you need about a tablespoon three times a day. But it must be taken into account that the syrup is contraindicated for people suffering from diabetes mellitus, diseases associated with carbohydrate metabolism and its disorders. It should also be understood that this syrup may not be suitable for patients prone to allergic reactions, especially if it is an immediate reaction. It is also not recommended to take syrup for women during pregnancy.
Infusion can be recommended to people who have virtually no side effects. So, if a person has only a cough, and there are no symptoms from the cardiovascular system, liver, kidneys, the best option is the appointment of licorice in the form of infusion. It will provide additional warming, faster penetrates into the organs and tissues. Also, the infusion has an additional antibacterial effect, stimulates the state of the immune system, spurs the system of nonspecific resistance, normalizes the mucosal and skin conditions.
The broth is also quite effective in the treatment of pregnant women, nursing mothers. It is effective for the elderly, for those who have alcohol. Decoction is advisable to appoint patients with diseases of the stomach, intestines, with a tendency to kidney and liver disorders.
Licorice cough for children
The use of licorice as a therapeutic in the treatment and prevention of cough in children is rational and fully justified. So, licorice has practically no contraindications, does not cause side effects, and also has no toxic properties. It can be used as part of various drugs that have antibacterial, antiviral effects. Also licorice very quickly removes the inflammatory process, stagnation. Licorice very quickly eliminates stagnation, heals dry and wet cough.