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Sandersons Throat Mixture - 200ml

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What is Sanderson’s Throat Specific Mixture?

Sanderson’s Throat Specific Mixture is a treatment for sore throats that can also help to relieve hoarseness and loss of voice. This mixture can be gargled or swallowed undiluted, helping to relieve symptoms of a sore throat.


What causes sore throats?

Sore throats are normally caused by viruses, such as cold and flu, but can also be caused by bacteria and even smoking.  As well as feeling pain and scratching in your throat, you could also experience difficulty swallowing, swollen glands in your neck, or swollen tonsils.


How does Sanderson’s Throat Specific Mixture relieve sore throats?

Sanderson’s Throat Specific Mixture contains three active ingredients which work together to relieve symptoms of sore throat, hoarseness, and loss of voice. These active ingredients are:

  • Capsicum tincture
  • Acetic acid
  • Extract of squill


How to use Sanderson’s Throat Specific Mixture.

Shake the bottle well before using this mixture. Mix 10ml (2 x 5ml spoonfuls) of Sanderson’s Throat Specific Mixture with 10ml of water. Gargle with this solution and then spit it out. Do this once every hour. You can also swallow 1 x 5ml spoonful of undiluted Sanderson’s Throat Specific Mixture three times every day.


When should Sanderson’s Throat Specific Mixture not be used?

Sanderson’s Throat Specific Mixture is not suitable for use by those under the age of 8. Sanderson’s Throat Specific Mixture contains alcohol, but the amount is unlikely to cause drowsiness or affect your ability to drive or use machinery or tools. However, you should always make sure you are not affected before driving or operating machinery. Do not use Sanderson’s Throat Specific Mixture if you are allergic to any of the ingredients listed. Do not use this product if you:

  • Have breathing difficulties.
  • Have raised pressure in your head.
  • Have any type of heart complaint.
  • Have any liver or kidney problems.
  • Are an alcoholic.

If you experience any side effects while using Sanderson’s Throat Specific Mixture, speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist right away.


Important Information.

This product is a medicine; make sure to speak to your doctor or Chemist-4-U pharmacist before taking this product if you have an underlying medical problem or are taking any other medicine or complementary therapy. If your symptoms get worse or continue after taking this product, contact us or your doctor. For medical services in your area, please refer to

If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or our pharmacist before taking this product. If you suffer from any allergies, ask your doctor or our pharmacist if this medicine is right for you.

Store all medicines out of sight and reach of children.

Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product.

Please contact your GP if appropriate regarding this product.

Active Ingredients

  • Acetic Acid, Capsicum, Squill
Product Data
Active Ingredient(s)
Acetic Acid, Capsicum, Squill
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