Elderflower (Sambucus nigra) has traditionally been used for its anti-viral activity and has some research to support its use, used extensively in herbal medicine for a wide range of respiratory illnesses
Thyme ( Thymus vulgaris) can support the entire respiratory tract from ear/nose/throat, sinuses to larynx, bronchi and lungs. Contains an antiseptic known as ‘thymol’
Sage (Salvia officinalis) Strong affinity for the throat, can bring down high temperatures and can soothe inflammation effectively.
Echinacea (Echinacea angustifolia) Commonly used to support immune system, assists white cell count and has some research for its anti-viral activity
Bone set (Eupatorium perfoliatum) nutritive herb, containing immune-boosting polysaccharides some research for its beneficial affinity for lungs
Dandelion Root (Tarraxacum officinalis rad.) A healthy liver is very important in overcoming illness, Dandelion helps the liver to function better.
Mint ( Menthe piperita) Most frequently used herb world-wide, good digestant, helps the formula to be digested and the phytochemicals of each herb to be well assimilated.
Cinnamon (Cinnamomum cassia) Warming spicey herb, contains volatile oils which are anti-septic and anti-viral. Enhances flavour as herbs can be bitter!
Ginger ( Zingibere Officinalis) a small amount of a harmonising herb is added, this supports all the other herbs encouraging them to mix well together.
Sometimes, this herb is added depending on symptoms
Elecampagne ( Inula Helenium) known as a strong lung tonic which increases the general qi or life force, can stop cough and assist anti inflammatory response
50ml (x1 week)
100ml (x1week -10days)
200ml (x3 weeks)
300ml (x4-5 weeks)
Shake bottle and take 1 large teaspoon in approx 30mls hot water, 1-2 times daily, after meals. Allow to cool before drinking.