It can help tonify the spleen and replenish qi, clear away heat and detoxify, expel phlegm and relieve cough, and relieve acute pain.
"Compendium of Materia Medica": "(Licorice) has the property of neutralizing and has the power of regulating and nourishing, so the poison can be relieved by the poison, the rigid medicine can be reconciled with its nature, the external medicine can help it, and the medicine can relieve it. Quick. The medicines that follow the qi enter the qi, and the medicines that follow the blood enter the blood. There is nowhere to go. Therefore, it is called Guo Lao, but those who are full should not be added, for fear of bloating; "