Liquorice is useful for many respiratory disorders as well as cough. Liquorice helps to increase the appetite by facilitating proper evacuation of stools. This herb has a special action on kapha, which helps in expectoration of the accumulated kapha. It is mainly used as an expectorant and antitussive agent. It has shown anti-inflammatory activity. De-glycyrrhizin liquorice extract is now are important substance for treatment of gastric and duodenal ulcers. A strong decoction makes a good laxative for children and may also help to reduce fever.