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bit girly but they seem to work.
but for a sore throat - i find that they dry out the back of my throat after a while.
that a Halls Soother numbs the pain, then you just need to MTFU to be honest.
FINALLY, SOMEONE SAID IT!
it's a soother
I think there is a strong case for MFTUing
I went through a phase of eating them like sweets - not for a cold but just because I liked them.
See also Lockets; so satisfying if you suck them for ages and then eventually break through to the soft, warmed up liquid center.
I think lockets have something in them
there's nothing that looks like medicine. i think they're just sweets.
Might numb it in the short term, but you're sucking on a sweet, that will slowly release sugar into your throat at just the right speed to coat and feed the bacteria if you have a bacterial infection. Making the bacteria grow big and strong and more able to attack you.
And if its viral, same but you're feeding your cells and giving them energy to reproduce more viruses, to make you more ill.