Sorely Needed Relief for Sore Throats

Disclosure: I got this product as part of an advertorial.

pine-brosI came down with a little head cold over the weekend. I had an especially sore and dry throat so I grabbed a pack of Pine Bros. Softish Throat Drops. They’re not kidding when they call these “softish” cough drops. They look like your standard hard-candy-style cough drop but they’re slightly chewy and tender.

I’ve loved this brand since I was a kid and I’m not the only one. My mother-in-law prefers then as well! Here’s what I like about them:

  • The size; they’re just right, not giant like a jawbreaker or tiny like a mint.
  • The flavor; they stop just short of tasting like candy and are not at all medicinal tasting like some other brands.
  • The texture; they bend easily but they’re not easy to bite into.
  • The consistency; they dissolve slowly so they are very long lasting.
  • The effectiveness: they do a great job of lubricating a dry throat.
  • They are gluten free.
  • They have only 5 calories per drop.
  • They are made in the USA!

My favorite flavors are the Natural Honeyand the Wild Cherrybut both husband and his Mom prefer the Licorice.

Pro tip:

If you leave them in the fridge or in a cold car overnight they temporarily increase in hardness so they’re almost like two cough drops in one!

I like to keep a container in my cars cup holder, in case of emergency. You can find them in most stores and on Amazon.

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