We start with simple, high quality ingredients that are backed by rigorous, evidence-based research—like dark honey, elderberry, and English ivy leaf. Then we formulate safe, effective wellness solutions you can feel good about recommending, with short lists of familiar ingredients and free of unwanted additives such as artificial flavors and drugs.
Known for its low glycemic index compared to other natural syrups, agave syrup is used as an alternative to honey for children under 1 year old.3-6* Its viscous nature helps soothe the pharynx and larynx.*
A natural sweet substance produced by honeybees that has been extensively studied for many years. It can soothe irritated throats and calm coughs associated with hoarseness, dry throat, and irritants.7,8* Dark honey is rich in nutrients and loaded with antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals.
Elderberries are known for their nutrient content including A- and B-group vitamins, vitamin C, anthocyanins, and polyphenols.9,10 Many of these compounds have antioxidant properties that combat free radical damage and help support the immune system.10,11*
Extracts from English ivy—a woody, evergreen climber containing saponins, flavonoids, and other phenolic compounds—have been clinically shown to support the respiratory system by helping to clear mucus when coughing due to hoarseness, dry throat, and irritants.12*
Melatonin is a hormone naturally produced by the body, which helps set sleep and wake cycles. Melatonin supplements have been clinically shown to support a regular sleep cycle by working with the body’s natural circadian rhythms.13,14*
Probiotics are live bacteria and yeasts that are considered beneficial to the body’s overall health.15* Clinical research shows that regular use of probiotics maintains a healthy gut flora and actively supports a healthy immune system.15,16*
Aloe vera (Barbadensis miller)
Extract from this gentle succulent has been used for thousands of years primarily for skin care, thanks to its moisturizing properties.21
Produced in the bee abdomen, beeswax promotes lubrication and reduces water loss from skin. It has been shown to help support the maintenance of healthy skin.22
Chamomile (Matricaria chamomilla)
A delicate, daisy-like herb containing flavonoids, chamomile is known to possess calming properties and has been used over the years both topically and orally.24
Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus citriodora)
The aromatic oils from eucalyptus trees have been studied for their moisturizing and calming properties.27
Oil from the lavender plant has a naturally calming scent that can help babies fall asleep peacefully.
Marshmallow root (Althaea officinalis)
Marshmallow root is a perennial herb native to Europe and western Asia, which has been studied for its ability to support healthy respiratory function.28*
A plant-based fiber often extracted from apple cores or citrus peels, pectin is a vegetarian alternative to gelatin that has prebiotic properties.29,30*
Saline solution, a mixture of water and salt, has been used for centuries to gently cleanse and clear nasal passageways.
Shea butter (Vitellaria paradoxa)
The butter from the shea nut tree is rich in fatty acids, vitamins, and oils. It is used to lock in moisture and nourish the skin.31
Sunflower (Helianthus annuus)
Oil from the sunflower seed is an emollient known for its skin conditioning and soothing properties. It has been studied for its ability to help skin retain moisture, which keeps skin supple.32
Thyme (Thymus vulgaris)
Extract of thyme, a Mediterranean herb containing phytonutrients, has been studied for its support of the respiratory system due to its antioxidants and other respiratory system-supporting properties.33*