Cough & Throat Tonic

$15.80

A natural soothing tonic that can be taken to ease sore throats, coughs, bronchial catarrh and other minor upper respiratory tract infections. Beneficial for recurring coughs.

 

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INGREDIENTS & DIRECTIONS

Active ingredients

Thyme, echinacea, liquorice, liquid zinc, ginger

Directions

Shake well and take 10ml three times daily with a little juice or water.

SCIENCE

Liquorice

Liquorice gargle performed 5 minutes before anaesthesia is effective in attenuating the incidence and severity of post-operative sore throat

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19535697

Review of antitussive and expectorant activities of liquorice and its major compounds: Water and ethanol extracts of liquorice, could decrease cough frequency at 200mg/kg by 25-59%

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29224994

Echinacea

An echinacea/sage preparation is as efficacious and well-tolerated as a chlorhexidine/lidocaine spray in the treatment of acute sore throat (clinical trial)

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3351972/

Echinacea shortens the duration and severity of colds and other upper respiratory infections (URIs)

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15035888

Thyme

Thyme demonstrated effect in the management of chronic respiratory diseases

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0753332218323072

Systematic review for herbal medicine used in cough: Strong evidence for thyme-based preparations being significantly superior to placebo in alleviating the frequency and severity of patients’  cough symptoms

https://www.karger.com/Article/Fulltext/442111

Ginger

Ginger demonstrated activity against human respiratory syncytial virus in human respiratory tract cell lines

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23123794