demulcent


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Hot liquid is a demulcent, explains Cardiff's Common Cold Centre, which means it forms a soothing film over mucous membranes.
It is a demulcent (which means it soothes irritated surfaces) and an expectorant.
Roots of this species are demulcent, diuretic, astringent, stomachic, febrifuge and diuretic.
The herbal compound also contains Corn silk, a soothing demulcent on inflamed tissue and Couch grass, a tissue healer.
The mechanism of action involved with the honey treatment might only be its demulcent properties, said Dr.
On the other hand, the mechanism of action involved with the honey treatment might only be its demulcent properties, said Dr.
However, the authoritative Martindale pharmacopoeia still lists honey as a demulcent, sweetener, and component of cough mixtures, a bacteriostatic gargle, and various tonics (Hamilton, Whitney, Sizer 1988:394, 412; Druyff 2002:385.
Soothing demulcent herbs such as Marshmallow root and Slippery Elm can be used in addition to Licorice, which has an additional anti-inflammatory effect.
Grieve's A Modern Herbal (1931), she described multiple uses for a powder made from the bark, describing it as a demulcent, emollient, expectorant, diuretic, and nutritive.
It's also a natural demulcent, useful in healing mucous membranes.
Shatavari: nutritive tonic, demulcent, emmenagogue, rejuvenative, build milk PV-K+