Since 1940, Ricola has been using a traditional blend of 13 fine quality medicinal herbs to produce this Swiss herb specialty to the same recipe: The blend of burnet, elder blossom, speedwell, peppermint, sage, marshmallow, thyme, lady’s mantle, horehound, plantain, cowslip, yarrow and mallow is appreciated by consumers worldwide as relief for colds, coughs and hoarseness. The herbs for this delicious herb drop are cultivated in the Swiss mountains using organic farming methods without chemical pesticides. For nearly a century, Ricola has been helping throats feel better naturally. Using only high-quality herbs grown high in the Swiss mountains to make our world famous herb cough drop. Along with its pleasing herbal taste, it provides you soothing relief from coughs due to colds or flus. And today, it can also help with itchy throats from allergies. Or with daily voice care for dry and hoarse throats.