Licorice Root . We know this herb for its wide use as a candy flavoring, but its value goes far beyond that. The dietary use of licorice goes back several thousand years. Licorice root has been used by traditional herbalists as a general tonic and for respiratory support. It also supports the liver. Licorice is included in many Chinese herb combinations to balance the other herbs. It has a reputation for helping the entire body maintain balance and promoting well-being. Licorice contains the triterpenoid saponin, glycyrrhizin. Each capsule contains 396 mg licorice root (ATC concentrated 410 mg). Take 2 capsules with a meal three times daily; ATC concentrated, take 1 capsule with a meal twice daily; liquid, take 20 25 drops with water three times daily.