Weleda Herb and Honey Cough Elixir

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Weleda Herb and Honey Cough Elixir
For dry and irritating coughs

Weleda Herb and Honey Cough Elixir is a traditional herbal medicine for the symptomatic relief of dry and irritating coughs.

Ingredients: Each 5ml dose contains: Active ingredients:
Aqueous extract from: Althaea office., Rad. (81.5mg) Cetraria islandicus (81.5mg), Marrubium vulgare, Herb (81.5mg), Pimpinella anisum (81.5mg), Sambucus nigra, Flos (81.5mg), Thymus vulgaris (81.5mg).

Other ingredients: Honey (1.90g), Sugar (1.25g), Glycerol (0.63g), Citric Acid (31.30mg).


  • this popular herbal elixir combines Thyme, famous for its antiseptic anti-spasmodic properties, with a comforting honey syrup.

  • other ingredients include Elderflower and Horehound for their anti-catarrhal action, demulcents Marshmallow Root and Iceland Moss, and Aniseed for spasmodic coughs

  •  ideal as a soothing preparation for 'tickly' coughs

  • suitable for vegetarians and those on a gluten-free diet

Users: Anyone looking for a natural alternative for the treatment of irritating coughs

Directions for use: Adults and Children (over 12 years): Two 5ml teaspoons (10ml) undiluted, or in a little water, every 3-4 hours, up to 4 doses daily. Children (6 to 12 years): half adult dose; (under 6 years) to be used under the guidance of a medical practitioner. Shake the bottle before use.

WARNING: Not suitable for diabetics


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Aniseed (Pimpinella anisum), a delicate herb which grows annually. This little plant has thread-like leaves and clusters of tiny white flowers. Native to Greece and Egypt is now widely cultivated in China and India. Aniseed is known to calm digestive pains

Elderflower (Sambucus nigra), a small tree which grows in hedgerows and on wasteland. Only produces the flowers used for three weeks in summer. Elderflower is used for its restorative properties for the mucous membrane, it acts as an anti-inflammatory for the sinuses

White Horehound (Marrubium vulgare) is a perennial herbacous plant, found all over Europe and indigenous to Britain. Traditionally cultivated in cottage gardens for making tea and candy for use in coughs and colds. Used since Egyptian times for catarrhal coughs to stimulate expectorant

Iceland Moss consists of the dried thallus (plant body) of Cetraria islandica, a type of Lichen. It contains up to 70% lichen starch so has been used as emergency food in desolate places. As well as having expectorant properties it also helps to soothe internal body surfaces

The attractive perennial herb, Thyme (Thymus vulgaris), only grows up to 45cm in height and is used in many forms such as tea and oil, as well as in cookery. It has many branches tightly packed with small aromatic leaves plus a separate stem with a pretty cluster of small purple/white flowers at its head. This ingredient is used for its expectorant properties


Marshmallow root (Althaea offic. Rad) is a wild plant with leaves and pale pink flowers growing together on a strong stem, its name comes from the Greek word altho 'to cure'. Marshmallow is used in herbal medicine for respiratory catarrh and irritating coughs



Pure Honey is used, it is only filtered to remove hive debris. Honey is know to soothe internal body surfaces

Raw organic Cane Sugar is used. The Glycerol is vegetable glycerol.

Citric Acid occurs naturally in fruit juices. Used as a pH regulator.




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Weleda Herb and Honey Cough Elixir