Thayers Slippery Elm Lozenges - Cherry
Slippery Elm Lozenges by Thayers
Sweet Relief. We cannot tell a lie: Naturally tangy and sweet, our Slippery Elm Cherry Lozenges are a delightful balm for irritated throats and hoarse voices. Soothes and heals. Ulmus Fulva? That’s A Mouthful. Thayers Slippery Elm Lozenges have been providing relief to singers, speakers, salespeople and other vocalizers since 1847. Made from the inner bark of the Slippery Elm tree (ulmus fulva), these dependable demulcents soothe the tissues of the mouth and throat and restore the voice without the dulling effects of menthol. Try them – you’ll soon be singing our praises. Trusted by tenors, teachers, tour guides and other types who trill, talk and testify, Thayers Slippery Elm Lozenges speed relief to the throat and mouth. They're also free of preservatives, gluten, lactose and sodium, making them the all-vegetable remedy of choice for vegan vocalists. Dissolve one in your mouth before you sing, talk or use your voice; take another one afterward to soothe the membranes and heal any oral abrasions.
What is Slippery Elm?
In the middle of the 1800's, choir singers in Cambridge, Massachusetts learned an important fact from the Native Peoples in their area. The tribes had been grinding up the inner bark of the Slippery Elm tree and mixing it with buffalo meat to calm the stomach and the bowel. They would suck on strips of the inner bark to heal sore throats and any sores in the mouth. The choir singers started the regimen of sucking on the bark before and after singing and found that their throats did not become sore, irritated and they did not lose their voices or become hoarse.
To this day, the strips of bark and Thayers Slippery Elm Lozenges are used at Pow Wows throughout the United States by Native Peoples' singers. Word of this natural remedy spread throughout the church choirs in New England. Over time, the word got out to opera, rock, country and contemporary singers, as well as vocal coaches, judges, lawyers, teachers, sales people and others that use their voices every day. The Slippery Elm Tree (ulmus fulva) grows plentifully in the eastern regions of the United States and Canada. The inner bark of the tree is used for medicinal purposes.
On May 15th, 2005 the FDA (Federal Drug Administration) approved Thayers Slippery Elm Lozenges, an all natural product, as an over-the-counter drug, thereby sanctioning Thayers Slippery Elm Lozenges as a product that heals, soothes and protects the membranes of the mouth and throat. Thayers Slippery Elm Lozenges are gluten free, wheat free, preservative free, lactose free, sodium free and are vegetarian. Thayers products are never tested on animals.
Ingredients: Slippery Elm Bark, 150 mg. natural cherry flavor in a soothing base of natural plant derived sweetener derived from corn, with vegetable stearate as a binder.
Sodium-Free, Preservative-Free, Gluten-Free. Lactose-Free, Menthol-Free.
Not tested on animals.
All vegetable matter.
Nutritional Information Per Lozenge: Calories (3.3g); Fat (0g); Sodium (0g); Protein (.046g); Carbohydrates (.46g and Maple 47g); Iron (.086g)
In 1847, Henry Thayer M.D., opened a laboratory on Main Street in Cambridge, Massachusetts to produce his newly developed line of herbal extracts for sale to the medical profession. Born in 1828, into one of Massachusetts' founding families, he was trained in the medical arts of his day by his physician father. His method produced, for the first time, standardized strengths, enabling physicians to regulate dosages accurately. The company, named Henry Thayer & Company, prospered and broadened its line of products and has been described as the largest manufacturer of pharmaceuticals in America at the time of the Civil War.
A longstanding commitment to making effective, natural remedies with high-quality ingredients has ensured Thayers' longevity. Its owners are confident that with this unwavering dedication, the company will flourish throughout the 21st Century.
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