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While marketed by different companies under different names, the products discussed in this article share many of the same ingredients, many of which act in some way as a demulcent. Therefore, a relevant question is whether one form (spray, lozenge, pill, or tea) has an advantage over the others in delivering the active ingredients.
Khejri Polyphenols, catechins, Astringent, Flavonoids, 5HT demulcent. Dates Flavonoids, tannins, General tonic, vitamins, minerals, cooling, aphrodisiac, sterols bronchitis.
It is a mild stimulant, diuretic and demulcent. It is useful in acute and chronic cystitis, in bladder irritation of uric acid and in gonorrhea.
(15) Ulmus rubra exerts demulcent and nutritive actions, with large amounts of mucilage soothing irritation of mucous membranes within the gastrointestinal tract.
Use a cough suppressant to treat the cough Professor Morice says: "A syrup is the most suitable basic formulation for coughs as it has a demulcent effect, working to coat the throat, reduce the irritation and soothe the cough reflex.
The plant is also known to have antiseptic, aphrodisiac, astringent, antioxidant, cholagogue, demulcent, digestive, purgative, resolvent, and anti tumor properties [6].
The plant is reputed as antispasmodic, antihypertensive, antipyretic, aphrodisiac, demulcent, diuretic and is also considered useful to treat asthma, bronchitis, cramps, diarrhea, palpitations and kidney ailments [9,1].
Cyathula prostrata is used by the Kurichiya tribe of Kannur district in Western Ghats, Kerala, India for treatment of fever [63]; the plant was used by the TMPs as expectorant, emetic, demulcent, and vulnerary.
canescens was found to have carminative, demulcent, astringent, antipyretic, diaphoretic, and purgative properties.
The leaves and flowers are reported to have expectorant and demulcent properties which are used to treat respiratory problems such as bronchitis, dry coughs, whooping cough, tuberculosis, asthma, and hoarseness (Grieve, 1981; Tyler, 1993, 1994).
The ancient Egyptians utilized them to cure baldness and herbalists have, through the centuries, recommended them as an demulcent, expectorant, febrifuge, restorative; and in the treatment of anemia, diabetes and rickets.