With Slippery Elm and Wild Cherry Bark
Traditional Chinese herbalists have used the
leaves of the loquat tree to support respiratory health since at least
500 A.D. Planetary Herbals Loquat Respiratory Syrup combines
loquat leaves with other key botanicals including the inner barks of
slippery elm and wild cherry, two botanicals long used by traditional
western herbalists for supporting respiratory health.
The elegant, exotic loquat tree has long been loved by ornamental
horticulture fans worldwide—its glossy, dark leaves cradle clusters of
white, fragrant flowers and small, pale orange, red-blushed fruits that
look like mini-apricots. The tree has been cultivated by gardeners in
Europe, the U.S., and Asia since at least the 1700s. Numerous cultures
also enjoy the loquat fruit, which tastes similar to apple and is used
in jams, jellies, and desserts. But in its homeland of China, the loquat
is not only celebrated for its beauty and taste, but its leaves (called
Pi Pa Ye) are famed for their bounty of health benefits.
leaves are traditionally used for respiratory health. The leaves are
harvested year-round, and are used in teas and syrups to support a calm
and clear chest and lungs. Planetary Herbals Loquat Respiratory Syrup
combines the properties of loquat with other botanicals such as wild
cherry bark and slippery elm for a unique and highly effective syrup for
traditional Chinese herbalism, the loquat leaf has been used to help
keep lungs clear. Planetary Herbals combines the famous benefits of the
loquat with herbal extracts from worldwide sources for a powerful,
effective, and soothing respiratory tonic. The extract of the loquat is
combined with two American botanicals and a number of herbal extracts
from Asia and the Middle East.
Slippery elm bark has been known
in the U.S. for centuries, not only by Native Americans, but also by
early pioneers. Slippery elm forms a soothing coating over delicate
membrane linings. In the 1840s, a Massachusetts company made slippery
elm lozenges that soon became the rage of church choir singers and voice
teachers-they soothed the throat after singing. Wild cherry bark,
likewise, has a long American history. It was used as an ingredient in
root beer. It helps maintain calm mucous surfaces.
syrup also contains licorice, appreciated throughout history and used
worldwide by traditional herbalists—pharaohs, emperors, prophets,
czars—who have been beneficiaries of the licorice root's tonic
For respiratory health,
vitamin C and zinc are recommended. Remain as active as possible because
moving around helps to loosen built-up mucus and fluids. Wash your
Planetary Herbals has searched the world for the
finest botanicals for your health, and is pleased to introduce this
effective and unique syrup for your family's health and well being.
Caution: As with any dietary or herbal supplement, you should advise your health care practitioner of the use of this product. If you are nursing, pregnant, or considering pregnancy, you should consult your health care practitioner prior to using this product.
This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease; the law applicable to dietary supplements, the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994, commonly referred to as DSHEA, does not permit us to do so and it is not our intention to do so. The Contraindications and Potential Drug Interactions information provided on this website is not intended to be all-inclusive. Keep your healthcare provider informed about any herbal and other dietary supplement products that you are taking.
- Smile Herb Shop herbalists recommend this product!
Serving Size: 1 Tablespoon (approx. 15 mL)
Amount Per Serving / % Daily Value
Total Carbohydrate: 10 g / 3%
Sugars: 1 g
Proprietary Extract Blend: Loquat Leaf, Zhejiang Fritillary Bulb, Black Cherry Bark, Slippery Elm
Bark, Platycodon Root, Trichosanthes Seed, Polygala Root, Poria
Sclerotium, Schisandra Fruit, and Chinese Licorice Root and Rhizome.
Other Ingredients: vegetable glycerin, deionized water, honey, molasses, and peppermint oil.
Warning: If you are pregnant, may become pregnant, breastfeeding, have gastric ulcers, hypertension, a chronic persistent cough, or are taking any prescription drug, consult your physician before taking this product. Product contains honey; do not use if you are allergic to bee products. Not for use by children under 1 year of age.
Do not use if tamper-evident seal is broken or missing. Keep out of the reach of children.
Store in a cool, dry place.
Suggested Use: Shake well before using. Take every 2 hours as needed: Adults: 1 tablespoon (approx. 15 ml), children ages 3 to 10 years: 1 teaspoon (approx. 5 ml), toddlers ages 1 to 3 years: 1/2 teaspoon (approx. 2.5 ml). Do not exceed 6 doses in a 24-hour period. Not intended for long-term use. If the need to use this product persists more than 6 weeks, discontinue use and consult your physician.