How to treat wheezing with cinnamon and licorice

Wheezing is a common symptom of asthma and it can be cured with natural herbs. Cinnamon and licorice are very effective when it comes to treat wheezing. Cinnamon has many medicinal properties which treats respiratory ailments. Licorice has the capacity to soothe swollen airways and acts as an effective anti-inflammatory. It helps ease congestion and coughing. Licorice is also good for flu, cold, emphysema, viral infections, ulcers, tuberculosis, arthritis and depression.

Licorice – Names in other languages

  • Scientific name – Glycyrrhiza glabra
  • English – Licorice
  • Hindi – Mulethi
  • Sanskrit – Madhurika
  • Malayalam – Iratti Madhuram
  • Bengali – Yashtimadhu
  • Tamil – Adhimadhuram
  • Kannada – Atimadhura
  • Telugu – Adhimadhuram


Cinnamon – Names in other languages

  • Scientific name – Cinnamomum verum
  • English – Cinnamon
  • Hindi – Dalchini
  • Sanskrit – Darusita/ Tvak
  • Malayalam – Karuvapatta
  • Bengali – Daroochini
  • Tamil – Lavangapattai
  • Kannada – Lavanga chakke
  • Telugu – Dalchina chekka

The combination of cinnamon and licorice do wonders in treating wheezing and asthma. Follow the simple steps in this DIY and know how to treat wheezing with cinnamon and licorice.


How to treat wheezing with cinnamon and licorice – DIY

  • 2 grams Cinnamon
  • 2 grams Licorice
  • 3 glasses Water
  • 1/2 teaspoon Palm sugar
  1. To make this decoction, use cinnamon, licorice, palm sugar and water.
  2. Break cinnamon and licorice.
  3. Add water to pan.
  4. Add broken pieces into water.
  5. Add palm sugar.
  6. Boil until it becomes one glass.
  7. Strain the water.
  8. Cinnamon and licorice drink is done.

Take an ounce of this decoction thrice a day. Drink continuously for a week to get relief from wheezing.

Kalaivani Selvaraj, MBA, got her Master’s degree in Human Resources. Due to her interest in natural healing, she pursued studies in the field of alternative medicine and is certified in Aromatherapy by Isla Verde Spa Training Academy. Ms. Kalaivani Selvaraj is also certified by Stanford University School of Medicine in Introduction to Food and Health.