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Traditionally used to relieve chesty coughs. Suitable for vegans. NOT suitable for diabetics
Cough Elixir is a herbal elixir combining the expectorant properties of Thyme, Aniseed and Horehound with the demulcent properties of Marshmallow root, as well as homeopathic potencies of Ipecac, Pulsatilla and Drosera.
Simply Beautiful Magazine, December 2011. Feature: Hot off the press. Itís about thyme. What they say? Winterís often blighted by coughs and Weleda offer natural remedies to help. Itís original Cough Elixir, a natural expectorant dating from 1954, combines herbal medicine with natural plant ingredients that will ease symptoms. The gentle action of drosera, pulsatilla and ipecac work with the bodyí own defence mechanism to bring quick relief. Wrapped up in a warming syrup of raw can sugar and malt extract are some effective natural ingredients. Thyme is a herbal remedy traditionally used for bronchitis and tonsillitis Ė it eases chesty coughs and zaps invading bugs. Thereís aniseed too, which is a natural expectorant and marshmallow root, a demulcent with natural anti-inflammatory properties. White horehound is good for acute bronchitis. As with all medicines, always read the label.
Constituents: Each 5ml dose contains: Active ingredients:
Aqueous extract and distillate from: Thymus vulgaris (212.00g), Pimpinella anisum (33.15g), Marrubium vulgare (23.13g).
Aqueous extract from: Althaea office., Rad. (39.75g).
Homoeopathic potencies of: Drosera, Planta tota 2X (0.01ml), Ipecac., Rad., decoc.1X (0.01ml), Pulsatilla, planta tota 3X (0.001ml).
Other ingredients: Cane Sugar (4.30g), Malt extract (0.33g), Ethanol 90% (0.02ml).
Due to sugar content this product should not be used by persons with diabetes mellitus. Due to the inclusion of Malt extract in the ingredients this product is not suitable for those on a Gluten-Free Diet