Ginger Gold – Cough Syrup
Clinical Herbalist Reviewed on January 5, 2011 by Paulina Nelega, RH
Ginger Gold is a great-tasting, all-natural herbal syrup designed to help relieve troublesome coughs, congestion in the lungs, and sore throats. Not only that, it’s kid-friendly (alcohol-free)!
Coughing, though one of our body’s best defense mechanisms, can be exhausting when it goes on-and-on. …This happens when phlegm (mucous) becomes too thick and we’re not able to loosen it up enough to expel out. It can also become a breeding ground for infection when this happens.
We don’t want to suppress the cough reflex entirely, though. Instead, we can help support a better quality of mucous – one that’s thinner, so that it’s easier to cough it up – and out!
Ginger Gold is a synergistic combination of herbs that include fresh & dry Ginger root, Licorice, Osha, and Wild Cherry Bark. Ginger, as we discussed in an earlier post, is great for circulation – it’ll help bring fresh blood to your lungs and make breathing easier. Osha is one of the best antibacterial herbs for the respiratory system. Licorice brings soothing and anti-inflammatory benefits to sore lungs and throat, and Wild Cherry is a classic anti-spasmodic for coughs.
Together, they also help to produce a thinner mucous and make your cough “more productive.”
So if a cough gets you this winter, get Ginger Gold!
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Paulina Nelega, RH, has been in private practice as a Clinical Herbalist for over 15 years. She has developed and taught courses in herbal medicine, and her articles on health have appeared in numerous publications. She is very passionate about the healing power of nature. Ask Dr. Jan