4 oz. brown glass bottle. This formula is a blend of three herbs, the first year leaves of Mullein, the fresh flowering tops of Cleavers plus the leaves and budding tops of Horehound.
Herbal Cold formula is added to hot water (with the addition of honey and lemon, if desired) and taken as a hot beverage at the onset of a cold.
Mullein (Verbascum thapsus) Mullein is a very beneficial respiratory remedy useful in most conditions that affect the lungs. It is an ideal remedy for toning the mucous membranes of the respiratory system, reducing inflammation while stimulating fluid production and thus facilitating expectoration. In respiratory conditions it combines well with Horehound. Mullein is considered a specific in bronchitis where there is a hard cough with soreness. Its anti-inflammatory and demulcent properties indicate its use in inflammation of the trachea.
Cleavers (Galium aparine) is perhaps the best tonic for the lymphatic system. As a lymphatic tonic with alterative and diuretic actions, it may be used safely in a wide range of problems where the lymphatic system is involved. These include swollen glands anywhere in the body, especially in tonsillitis and adenoids
Horehound (Marrubium vulgare)helps soothe the throat. It is a valuable plant in the treatment of bronchitis where there is a non-productive cough. It combines the action of relaxing the smooth muscles of the bronchus while promoting mucus production and thus expectoration. It is beneficial in the treatment of whooping cough.