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With warmer weather on the horizon, the drastic shift in temperatures may often cause a dry, itchy or sore throat. This happens when our bodies, which have been used to a particular climate, have to adapt and adjust to a new climate.
Sore throats are not particularly serious, but they impact our sense of well-being and our day-to-day living, especially when our voices turn hoarse or when we start coughing repeatedly and it hurts to swallow or even talk. Enter Nin Jiom, a Hong Kong-based manufacturer of all-natural products that effectively prevent and cure sore throats. Combining their expertise in traditional Chinese medicine with modern, state-of-the-art manufacturing technology, Nin Jiom’s products—such as their flagship offering Pei Pa Koa—are keenly focused on relieving common ailments such as sore throats.
Here are five important factors to keep in mind when searching for a sore throat remedy…
One of the most powerful herbs in traditional Chinese medicine is the tendrilleaf fritillary bulb, which helps to clear coughs and dissolve phlegm. Used as one of 15 all-natural herbal ingredients in Nin Jiom Pei Pa Koa cough syrup, its supply is often unstable because it is constantly in high demand and it is difficult to grow and harvest. To ensure a high quality and consistent supply, Nin Jiom grows tendrilleaf fritillary bulb on the Qinghai-Tibetan plateau at an altitude of 3,800 metres.
Besides tendrilleaf fritillary bulb, other natural herbs can also help dissipate sore throats and coughs. Pei Pa Koa also contains loquat—which fights phlegm and relieves coughs—and platcodon root, which soothes sore throats and helps to ventilate the lungs.
If you abhor the sickly sweet taste of typical cough syrups, fret not! Pei Pa Koa does not have a medicinal aftertaste. Because it contains honey, the syrup tastes sweet and is enjoyable because it offers a soothing, cooling sensation almost immediately.
There is more than one way to ingest it. Take it on its own or dissolve it in warm water for an effective dose. Plus, for folks who prefer lozenges, Pei Pa Koa also comes in the form of herbal candy. Available in six flavours—original, mint, lemongrass, tangerine-lemon, apple-longan and ume plum, they contain all the goodness found in the cough syrup combined with fruit essence, and help to moisten your throat, relieve discomfort and protect your voice. (For added convenience, they come in a handy, round tin that you can stash in your bag and bring with you wherever you go.)
Nin Jiom products are manufactured in Hong Kong using state-of-the-art machinery and equipment. Another factory in Taiwan uses top-notch techniques to eliminate impurities and pollutants in the formula. What this all means is that Pei Pa Koa, a formula that originated from China’s Qing dynasty over 100 years ago, is made according to the highest quality standards, so you can be assured of its safety and efficacy.
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