Koflet Lozenges

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Koflet lozenges are a poly-herbal composition of Ayurvedic herbs, which are beneficial in providing relief in dry and productive cough. It gives relief to the irritation and soreness of the throat through its demulcent action. It also reduces bronchial mucosal irritation, swelling in larynx and inflammation in the upper respiratory tract by its peripheral antitussive action and anti-inflammatory properties.

Koflet lozenges have anti-allergic and antihistamine action, which alleviate cough and cold induced by different kind of allergies. The antimicrobial and immune-resistance building characteristics of Koflet lozenges help in the treatment of coughs of varied etiology. A Koflet lozenge not only gives relief to an irritable mucous membrane, but also helps to maintain a healthy and optimally functioning immune system.

Ingredients (Composition)

Ingredient NameEach Koflet lozenge contains
Herb Powders
Trikatu Powder40 mg
Acacia Catechu – Khadira35 mg
Terminalia Chebula – Haritaki25 mg
Syzygium Aromaticum – Clove – Laung20 mg
Elettaria Cardamomum – Green Cardamom – Elaichi2.5 mg
Cinnamomum Zeylanicum – Cinnamon – Dalchini2.5 mg
Processed in
Glycyrrhiza Glabra – Licorice Yashtimadhu (Mulethi)Q.S.
Curcuma Longa – Turmeric – HaldiQ.S.
Vitis Vinifera – Dry Grapes – DrakshaQ.S.

Medicinal Properties

Koflet lozenges have following healing properties.

  1. Demulcent
  2. Antitussive
  3. Anti-inflammatory
  4. Mucolytic
  5. Antimicrobial
  6. Analgesic
  7. Antihistaminic
  8. Antioxidant

Clinical Pharmacology

Koflet lozenges soothe the mucosal membranes by its demulcent and anti-inflammatory action. Due to this, it is beneficial in dry cough and pharyngitis. The main ingredients Trikatu, Cloves and Acacia Catechu have antitussive action. Cloves and Cardamom also soothe the throat, which relieves throat irritation.

Therapeutic Indications

  1. Cough – Dry or Productive
  2. Cough due to throat irritation
  3. Cough associated with pharyngitis and tonsillitis
  4. Smoker’s cough
  5. Cough due to COPD

Benefits & Medicinal Uses

Koflet lozenges are easy to suck tablets, which help is treating pharyngitis. The natural herbs of Koflet lozenges help in giving relief in Laryngitis. It provides relief to persistent coughing. It reduces mucus and chest congestions. Himalaya Koflet lozenges help in the normal functioning of the mucous membrane and reduce any inflammation in it. It helps in maintaining bronchial lubrication.

Key Benefits

  1. Koflet lozenges give relief in chest congestion and reduce mucus production.
  2. Anti-microbial property of some ingredients in Koflet lozenges supports in upper respiratory infections.
  3. It has soothing action in sore throat or cough due to throat irritation.
  4. Antitussive action of Koflet lozenges provides relief in productive cough.
  5. Koflet lozenges are known to have no side effects and are clinically safe.

Cough

However, the soothing action due to licorice, cloves, cardamom, dried grapes in Koflet Lozenges can help in dry cough, but Koflet lozenges are more likely to work well in productive cough or throat irritation with excess mucus content.

Ingredients in Koflet lozenges mainly act on KAPHA humor, according to ayurvedic properties of the ingredients present. According to scientific research on individual ingredients like licorice, Trikatu ingredients, cloves, Haritaki, they actually have expectorant action with mild antitussive properties. Trikatu also have potent mucolytic action. Clinically, Koflet lozenges are also reported effective in productive cough or cough due to sore throat or throat irritation. Therefore, when cough is persistent dry without mucus, it may not be beneficial, according to our clinical experience. In that case, Sitopaladi Churna with Praval Pishti mixed with unequal amounts of honey and ghee is more likely to be effective for suppressing the cough.

Tonsillitis

Koflet lozenges help in throat pain, tenderness and swollen glands caused by the viral or bacterial infection in tonsillitis. The anti-microbial properties of the natural herbs help in killing these infection-causing agents and providing relief to the tonsils. Conventionally antibiotics are used for tonsillitis due to bacterial infections, but there is no medicine for the viral infections. Koflet lozenges made my Himalaya provide relief in both the cases without any side effects.

In Tonsillitis, Koflet lozenge is more helpful when white coating or patches are present on the tonsils. If tonsils are red and highly inflamed with burning sensation or ulceration, Koflet lozenges are not beneficial.

Pharyngitis

Pharyngitis is commonly known as sore throat and results in pain, discomfort, and scratchiness in the throat. Generally, viral infections cause these symptoms. Swallowing becomes difficult for the patient is this condition.

The antiviral and antibacterial properties of the Koflet lozenges help in reducing the sensitivity and the anti-inflammatory characteristics relieve the irritation of the pharynx. Koflet also has an antitussive action, which is also known as cough reliever. It reduces the irritation and cough due to the sore throat.

Dosage & Administration

Children1 Lozenge 2-3 times a day
Adults1 Lozenge 3-4 times a day

Safety Profile

Koflet is LIKELY SAFE in recommended dosage. Koflet lozenges contain common ingredients used in our daily life. The quantity present in Koflet lozenges is less than that we use in our kitchen.

Side Effects

There are no side effects reported with the use of Koflet lozenges.

Contraindications

No Absolute Contraindications

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