HELPS BREATHE is a smooth combination of plants that helps breathing. It soothes the respiratory tracts and helps to relieve coughs.
Eucalyptus. (Eucalyptus globulus Labill.)
The E Commission approves the use of eucalyptus leaves for colds affecting the respiratory tracts.
The ESCOP considers that oral use of eucalyptus leaves is suitable as an adjuvant therapy in the treatment of obstructive respiratory irritation and the symptomatic relief of colds affecting the upper respiratory tract.
Eucalyptus is used as an antitussive, expectorant, antiseptic and hypoglycaemic. Traditionally, it has been used in tisanes for treating respiratory conditions.
Common Thyme. (Thymus vulgaris L.)
The EMEA accepts the traditional use of thyme as an expectorant for coughs associated to colds.
The ESCOP considers that it is suitable for catarrhal processes. Characterized by an intense aroma and with antiseptic, broncospasmolytic and expectorant properties, thyme helps against colds.
Peppermint. (Mentha x piperita L.)
According to the ESCOP, peppermint is used as a symptomatic treatment of digestive disorders, such as dyspepsia, flatulence and gastritis. Traditionally, it has been used as a nasal decongestant and mucolytic agent. In addition, the presence of peppermint leaves contributes an aroma to the herbal tea.
Linden. (Tilia Platiphyllos Scop.)
A beneficial plant (approved by the E Commission) in the treatment of colds, because it helps to relieve the cough and induces sweating. Linden (also called Lime Blossom) has traditionally been used as a sedative.
Drink several cups per day, including one before going to bed.