The benefits of licorice tea include improved digestion, treating pre-menstrual stress (PMS) and reducing sore throats, among others reported by Herbal Legacy. It can also be used to treat ailments such as colds, coughs and ulcers.
Licorice tea has numerous benefits to the digestive system. It has a mild laxative effect, aids liver function and reduces ulcers, PMS and other menstrual problems such as period pain, bloating and irregular cycles can be lessened with licorice tea. Two cups of tea a day for the 2 weeks before PMS sets in should give beneficial results. Licorice has a soothing effect on mucus membranes which also makes it effective against sore throats and other respiratory problems.