I am a type 1 diabetic and my doctor, Richard K. Bernstein, is also a diabetic. He recommended this product to me because illnesses wreak havoc with blood sugars. As soon as I feel a sore throat coming on or other symptoms and my blood sugars are going up, I take two of these tablets three times a day for two days. That schedule has worked every time for me; the symptoms and high blood sugars are usually gone before the sixth dose is taken. The only time it doesn't work is if I'm already full-on sick. Then it's a waste of money to take the tablets. I LOVE these things because I don't love high blood sugar! They're just one more thing that helped me reverse the nonproliferative retinopathy I developed three years ago, before Dr. Bernstein was my doctor.
Posted by odereviews on Jun 11, 2015 | Verified Purchase
Helps greatly with sore throat. This is one of the products you simply must have in your medical cabinet. Could be cheaper, but this helps so much with flu seasons, that it's a must have.
Posted by iHerb Customer on Oct 17, 2013 | Verified Purchase
Posted by iHerb Customer on Oct 22, 2012 | Verified Purchase
I get cold easily and I am on a mission this winter season to not get sick. My chiropractor was coughing and very sick while still seeing patients. I was convinced I would wake up the next day sick. I remembered I had just got these from iHerb so I went home and ate 4! I let each dissolve under my tongue. The next morning I had 2 more. I didn't get sick!
Posted by iHerb Customer on Apr 20, 2012 | Verified Purchase
This is a supplement that is a pleasure to take. Tastes great and my son makes sure he gets his every morning! We have been using them every day this past winter and so far have avoided any bugs (after a particularly bad previous winter). We will continue to use them throughout the year. I also much prefer the lozenges to the syrup, which is way too sweet for my taste.
Posted by iHerb Customer on Feb 20, 2012 | Verified Purchase
Take one lozenge daily instead of getting a flu shot. My husband, who gets a flu shot every year, picks up flu bugs at twice the rate that I do. And when I do pick something up, I use 2-3 lozenges a day and this seems to shorten the duration of the "bug." IHerb's price is relatively good too.
Posted by iHerb Customer on Feb 16, 2012 | Verified Purchase
Something to always have on hand to stay well! Elderberries are magic, and these lozenges taste great. Stopped cold and sinus infection in 1 day.
Posted by iHerb Customer on May 28, 2009 | Verified Purchase
Tasty, effective, and I'm simply impressed. If I had something coming, it stopped it dead in its tracks. A common remedy for stopping viruses dead in their tracks so I hear, is lemonade with garlic, ginger and honey. I wonder if someone has produced a microwaveable version that's not super processed, sweetened with stevia. Just an idea there. Free from me to you.
Posted by iHerb Customer on Dec 26, 2008 | Verified Purchase
I absolutely love this product! I have used it for several years, and I feel that I have warded off several colds and sore throats by promptly starting the lozenges are the first symptom.
Posted by iHerb Customer on Sep 08, 2008 | Verified Purchase
Wards off all types of colds and flus for me
Posted by iHerb Customer on Apr 20, 2016 | Verified Purchase
I take it when I have a sore throat it really helps! But I don quite like the taste of it cos you need to keep it in your mouth till dissolves completely