It works. I don’t love these flavors unless I have a sore throat, but it’ll fix you up good.
“yup, still tastes vile. Desperate times call for desperate measures though. And honey, lots of honey...” Read full tasting note
“My tea drinking lately has been boring due to ear thing, cough and sore throat, I've brewed various loose leaf green teas with various Traditional Medicinal tea bags, sometimes steeping the green...” Read full tasting note
“I have been drinking this and gypsy cold care alternating between each cup, not my favorite flavor (kinda mediciney) but it works on a sore throat It works well!!!” Read full tasting note
“Ugh, only I could be careless enough to catch cold in August of all things. Couldn't I have waited a few days for it to at least be September? That is slightly less embarrassing. Anyway, yeah,...” Read full tasting note
Organic Throat Coat is a complex and aromatic blend of herbal tastes-sweet, aromatic, earthy and viscous.
Pour 8oz of freshly boiled water over a tea bag in a cup. Cover up and steep 10 to 15 minutes.
Temporary relief of minor throat irritations.
Adults: Drink 1 cup 4 to 6 times daily. Add honey to enhance benefits, especially in dry climates. Gargle before swallowing.
Each tea bag (2.0g) contains: organic licorice root (Glycyrrhiza glabra) 420 mg, organic wild cherry bark (Prunus serotina) 340 mg, organic bitter fennel fruit (Foeniculum vulgare) 300 mg, organic marshmallow root (Althaea officinalis) 120 mg, organic slippery elm bark (Ulmus rubra) 100 mg.
Organic cinnamon bark (Cinnamomum spp.), organic sweet orange peel (Citrus sinensis).
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I wouldn’t drink this tea everyday, but when you have a terrible sore throat it is life saver. Be sure to follow the directions on the back and use some honey to increase the benefits. Using honey also made the taste easier to transition to, but now that I know what to expect, I wouldn’t feel like I absolutely had to use honey.
I bought this on a recommendation, because normally I use Echinacea Elder or Echinacea Plus and I wan’t something specifically for sore throats, not colds/respiratory issues, but ugh. Just ugh. I don’t mind a little bit of licorice in herbal teas (Pukka’s a good example), but this just tastes disgustingly of licorice. Luckily I do know people who like licorice, so I can offer it to them if ever they need it, but right now it’s just sitting in my cupboard collecting dust.
Taste-wise, this isn’t my favorite tea. I’m not a huge fan of licorice or fennel.
But this tea really helps out my throat. I don’t know what’s in it that makes your throat feel actually coated and soothed, but it’s amazing. I add in agave to coat it even more. This tea is always in my cupboard, for myself and for friends who get the wintertime sore throat.
Ah Throat Coat. I’ve been drinking this stuff since I was a kid, and being prone to sore throats, I think it’s pure magic. It feels as though it has an herbal anesthetic quality, and it’s pleasantly thick and warm going down- especially with good honey. I love the flavor, and am usually in danger of running out before I’m even sick. Lots of good memories with this great tea.