Primula Root

Primula Root Extract is used as an expectorant for cough. It can increase production of airway secretions making phlegm less thick and easier to expel.1

  • Benefits of Primula Root

    Primula root has expectorant effect. This leads to a reflexive increase of bronchial secretion, increasing the quantity of bronchial mucus and decreasing its viscosity.1

  • The use of Primula Root {Cowslip) can be traced back to the 17th Century when it was believed that the use of distilled water from the plant would make you more beautiful. But it caught the eye of the medical world when it was found to have expectorant properties. and from then on it was been widely used to help treat coughs.2

How Primula Root treats a wet cough?

By increasing the secretion of bronchial mucus Primula Root is able to expel the thicker sticky mucus that irritates the membranes that make us cough. The addition of this bronchial secretion thins and breaks down the thicker mucus making it easier to expel when coughing.1

How Primula Root prevents wet cough?

primula Root has a number of uses, it can be used a sedative tea.2

It is Widely used for whooping-cough, and its effectiveness as an expectorant has been widely documented throughout modern history.2

It is also used as an herbal alternative in treating kidney complaints and urinary tract infections.2

The natural* cough remedy.1

Backed by the power of Thyme and primula in Bronchicum® syrup. Bronchicum gives you natural* cough relief by relaxing bronchial spasms to ease your cough.1

*Natural Active ingredient.1

The true power, Thyme

With its antifungal and antispasmodic effects, this herbal remedy fights agents that cause bronchitis and helps to subdue coughs and soothe a sore throat. [³]



1.  Egyptian drug authority Bronchicum leaflet approval date 13/3/2022.

2. The Herbal Resource. Cowslip – Health Benefits and Side Effects. Available at:,insomnia%20as%20well%20as%20hyperactivity.&text=Cowslip%20has%20been%20used%20in,sometimes%20used%20as%20an%20antirheumatic  . Last accessed:23/2/2022.


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