The Germany Commission E has approved the use of Thyme to treat cough and Bronchitis. Thymol and Carvacrol have been shown to have a wide range of effects against bacteria involved in upper respiratory tract infections. It is believed that these active ingredients add antibacterial activity by creating a complex with bacterial membrane proteins. A synergistic effect is also noted for the combination of Thymol and Creatinine. Also, the Germany Commission E has approved the use of Hollyhock for treating oral and throat mucus arthritis with dry cough. In a clinical trial, 157 patients with acute cough received this syrup (Iranian thyme and Hollyhock extract) or Dextromethorphan syrup. Based on the results, after 96 hours, 50% of patients who used this syrup were fully recovered and in the Dextromethorphan group, this number was 49.3%. Due to this product is herbal, it can be used without side effects compared to the Dextromethorphan product.
Natural Sore Throat remedy This herbal supplement is a combination of 3 herbs including Hollyhock, Licorice, and Mint. You can use it for Sore inflammation treatment. The Hollyhock extract is a major component of this pill which has sputum causer and mucosal tissue softener properties. Studies have shown that Mucilages and other active ingredients in this plant have a remedying effect in mucous membranes. So don't forget this natural remedy for Sore Throat cure. Also, studies confirm that the Glycerin presents in the Licorice extract has a sedative, antispasmodic, fungal and ointment effects. So it increases the secretion of the respiratory tract mucosa. The Mint's essential oil in this product has antimicrobial effects and is effective in improving the taste and smell of the tablet. Peppermint essential oil contains menthol, the main substance of many sore throat syrups. A study showed that this essential oil has antibacterial effects. You can use this supplement as an alternative for chemical syrups. These kinds of syrups have side effects such as sleepy feeling during the day. It can be dangerous especially during driving.