Mulethi is widely used as a flavoring agent. Its anti-diabetic and anti-oxidant properties help treat metabolism. Chewing on mulethi sticks is an age-old remedy for a sore throat. It supports liver health and is an antiseptic that helps to calm the stomach. It is also an expectorant and decongestant that can help fight respiratory infections. There is some evidence that licorice in small amounts can be used to decrease sugar cravings. Moreover, it is also known to be beneficial in cases of low blood pressure.