Medicinal ingredients: Each lozenge contains: Menthol (leaf oil) 1.34 mg, Peppermint oil (Peppermint leaf) [Menthol 0.67 mg] 1.34 mg, Extract of Ricola’s herb mixture 37.65 mg: peppermint (Mentha piperita) aerials 9.41 mg [1.33:1, QCE 12.51 mg], lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) aerials 9.41 mg [1.33:1, QCE 12.51 mg], thyme (Thymus vulgaris) aerials 5.65 mg [1.33:1, QCE 7.51 mg], sage (Salvia officinalis) aerials 5.08 mg [1.33:1, QCE 6.77 mg], hyssop (Hyssopus officinalis) aerials 5.08 mg [1.33:1, QCE 6.77 mg], elder (Sambucus nigra) flowers 0.94 mg [1.33:1, QCE 1.25 mg], linden (Tilia cordata) flowers 0.94 mg [1.33:1, QCE 1.25 mg], wild thyme (Thymus serpyllum) aerials 0.38 mg [1.33:1, QCE 0.51 mg], horehound (Marrubium vulgare) aerials 0.38 mg [1.33:1, QCE 0.51 mg], mallow (Malva silvestris) leaves 0.38 mg [1.33:1, QCE 0.51 mg].
QCE = Quantity crude equivalent
Non-medicinal ingredients: Sugar, glucose syrup, honey, caramel (colourant), honey flavor.
Recommended use or purpose: For the temporary relief of coughs and sore throat.
Recommended dose: (Adults and children over 12 years of age): Dissolve one lozenge slowly in the mouth every 1 – 2 hours. Take minimum 3 lozenges but not exceeding 10 lozenges per day.
Duration of use: For prolonged use, consult a health care practitioner.
Cautions and warnings:
- If symptoms are severe or persist for more than 2 days or are accompanied by high fever consult a doctor.
- Hypersensitivity / allergy is known to occur, in which case, discontinue use.
- Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you have anaemia, gallstones, hiatus hernia or gastroesophageal reflux.
- Some people may experience gastroesophageal reflux.
Contraindications: Do not use during pregnancy or breast feeding. Do not purchase if package is open.
All Ricola products are considered gluten free according to Health Canada regulations and are therefore suited for persons with gluten intolerance.
All Ricola products are considered lactose free according to Health Canada regulations and are suitable for persons with lactose intolerance.