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glabra have been consumed for the past 6000 years and are used as flavoring and sweating agents, demulcents, and expectorants in the Western world and as antiallergic and anti-inflammatory agents in Japan and China (Chandler, 1985; Mitschner et al.
Demulcents, such as alginic acid, Ceratonia siliqua (carob), U/mar rubra (slippery elm), A/thaea officinalis (marshmallow), and Aloe vera (aloe) leaf gel can reduce acute symptoms and heal acid-damaged tissues.
One of the Company's primary eye care products was Complete MoisturePlus ("Complete"), a single-bottle, multi-purpose solution with dual demulcents that helped to prevent contact lens dryness and discomfort, and to promote ocular health.