Licorice has an anti-inflammatory action similar to pharmaceutical steroids and is useful for treating allergic respiratory problems. It is also useful when treating systemic skin problems, especially those of unknown origin that start with an itch and lead to constant rubbing and raw skin.
If you suspect your horse has stomach ulcers, fed with a small handful of feed prior to the main meal, which will prepare your horse’s inflamed stomach for what is about to be eaten.
Other actions are: soothing and protecting membranes, encouraging the passage of mucous up the bronchials, tonic, anti-inflammatory, anti-arthritic, mild laxative, spasmolytic ,relieving coughing, antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal.
Not to be fed over long periods or to pregnant mares.
Feed a few hours apart from other supplements.