Make Throat Soothers: Soothing Throat Pills

If you’re on the lookout for throat pain remedies, make these super-simple Soothing Throat Pills. They treat throat infections like sore throats and laryngitis.

| August/September 2012

  • Store these throat soothers in a glass jar in a cool, dark location.
    Photo by Jason Houston
  • Our Soothing Throat Pills ease sore throats and help fight infection with the help of licorice, a sweet-tasting herb with demulcent, antiviral and anti-inflammatory properties.

These Soothing Throat Pills work wonders for sore throat, laryngitis and other infections of the throat or mouth.

• 2 parts licorice root powder
• 1 part echinacea root powder
• 1 part goldenseal root powder (Note: We recommend organically cultivated goldenseal, as the wild plant is endangered due to overharvesting.)
• 1 part marshmallow root powder
• Honey
• Few drops peppermint essential oil
• Carob powder

1. Follow the instructions for making herbal pills in Make Throat Soothers with Licorice. Feel free to adjust the flavors to suit your taste.

2. To use: Take 1 or 2 Soothing Throat Pills daily for best results.




Excerpted from Rosemary Gladstar’s Medicinal Herbs © Rosemary Gladstar. Used with permission of Storey Publishing. 

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