Athimathuram or scientifically called as Glycyrrhiza glabra or Glyceria Glabra is a cultivated Liquorice plant hailed for its medicinal properties. It is commonly called as sweetwood. Much of the sweetness in Liquorice comes from glycyrrhizin, a compound 30 to 50 times sweeter than sugar and also has pharmaceutical effects.Leaves of the plant are known for its medicinal value in treating scalds and bad perspiration. Benefits of Athimauthuram (Liquorice):- 1. As a Siddha Medicine for Digestion- Licorice root has been used for centuries to treat various ailments that involves digestive tract, as it helps to protect the stomach lining. 2.As Ayurveda Medicine for Cough- Licorice tea is amazing home remedy for cough and since it is sweet by itself, it is easier to make the children drink it. 3. Patti Vaithiyam for Menstrual cramps- It also relieves menstrual cramps as it has antispasmodic and anti inflammatory proprieties. 4. Tamil Maruthuvam for Constipation- It is also a laxative and can relieve a person, who suffers from constipation. Take this tea daily for 2 to 3 days to get good relief from constipation. 5. Herbal remedy for Arthritis- Licorice has anti inflammatory properties, so it may help people who are suffering from arthritis. 6. Natural Blood purifier: Blood purification and more – Licorice or Liquorice is known for its blood cleansing properties & used for blood circulation problem. How to Consume Athimauthuram (Liquorice) Internally:- Morning - Mix 5 gms of powder in 100 ml water, Boil the content for few minutes. once the water gets warm, filter the content and drink it before food. Repeat the same for Evening Dosage after dinner.