|Licorice has been used for many years as a natural cough suppressant and throat lozenge.
Licorice root has been used as a primary ingredient in many herbal cough suppressants and throat lozenges for a very long time. Many people are already familiar with licorice tea, which is helpful for soothing the throat. For many years, Fisherman's cough drops also used real licorice root. The reason all natural licorice root is used in cough drops and as a throat lozenge is because the root helps sooth the mucus membranes. Licorice root's natural anti-inflammatory properties similarly help to first coat and then sooth your throat.