Licorice root (Athimathuram) Herbal tea usage: Step 1 - Bring the water to a boil in a stainless steel pot. Step 2 - Add the licorice root pieces to the water. Step 3 - Remove from heat and allow the mixture to steep for 5-6 minutes. Step 4 - Strain the mixture, removing the licorice roots. Step 5 - Add honey or sugar for flavor, and enjoy! Benefits?áof Bsd Organics Licorice /?áAthimathuram: ?áFor Cough-Common usage of Athimadhuram is treating cough and cold. Ayurveda encourages its use for treating many conditions such as leprosy, blood impurity, ulcers, alexiteric, diuretic and aphrodisiac conditions. Crush the Athimathuram root with a mortar and pestle. Dry roast till nice aroma comes. Powder it in a mixie.Take 2 grams of Ahimathuram powder and mix with honey. Adults can take 5 grams of Mulethi powder. Eat the mixture to get relief from cough. It has been proven by modern studies via DNA fragmentation tests that liquorice root extract is highly antioxidant and antimutagenic in nature. This helps one defer aging process. Athimadhuram powder is widely used powder for hair growth. Mix 1 tsp of mulethi powder in your hair pack and apply it as usual. It is also helpful in treating dandruff. Taking mulethi powder internally also helps hair growth. Athimadhuram powder is very good for getting relief from the itchy skin condition. Licorice root helps to brighten the skin and disperse the pigment. With its anti-fungal, antibacterial, anti-oxidizing and anti-inflammatory properties, Mulethi root can protect you from skin rashes, allergies, UV rays, redness and similar skin problems.