How it works? [1]

Bronchicum is a herbal medicine recommended in the treatment of respiratory infections following exposure to cold.[¹]
Bronchicum is used to treat symptoms of acute bronchitis and respiratory infections with thick phlegm  following exposure to cold.[¹]
It gives you relief from a chesty cough by:

Relaxes Cough Spasms

Thyme oil relaxes the bronchial muscles that are involved in making you cough thus providing you with a feeling of relief.[²]

Protecting against microbes

The antibacterial properties of Thyme fight off the microbes (harmful bacteria) that cause coughing.[²]

Naturally clearing the airways

Combined these 2 ingredients work to expel mucus from the bronchi, providing you with a sense of relief.[¹]

Dosage [1]

6 years old and above
7.5ml, 4 times a day

Adults
7.5ml, 4 times a day

Active Ingredients [1]

Bronchicum® Syrup contains two natural active ingredients to fight cough.

Thyme

The power of Thyme liquid extract (0.325 gm/5ml) helps relax your bronchial muscles.[¹]

Primula Root

Primula Root extract (0.162gm/5ml) helps Expelling mucus from the bronchi to relief cough.[¹]

Frequently Asked Questions

    Bronchicum® Syrup is indicated to give to children older than 6 years, however the use of Bronchicum® Syrup in children younger than 6 years old has not been adequately studied and should not be used without first consulting your doctor.[¹]

    Always take Bronchicum® Syrup exactly as instructed in the leaflet (or dosage section of this website). If you are uncertain please discuss with your doctor or pharmacist. Always follow the standard dosage instructions unless otherwise advised by your doctor.[¹]

    Like all medications, Bronchicum® Syrup can have side effects:[¹]

    Hypersensitivity reactions such as exanthema, urticaria and angioedema may occur associated with dyspnea.

    Gastrointestinal effects, such as cramps, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea have also been observed.

    No information is available on the frequency of these possible side effects.

    - Keep out of reach of children.

    - Shelf life: 2 years.[¹]

    - Do not store above 30°C.[¹]

    Bronchicum® Syrup is a herbal medicinal preparation containing plant-based active ingredients (Thyme liquid extract, Primula root liquid extract) and hence is suitable for vegetarian use.[¹]

    Active Ingredients:[¹]

    5ml of the liquid contains:

    - 0.325g of Thyme liquid extract

    - 0.162g Primula Root liquid extract

    Inactive Ingredients:

    - Invert Sugar Syrup

    - Caramel Syrup

    - Sodium Benzoate

    - Purified Water

    You may find the product leaflet inside the pack, alternatively you can download it from below.

Know more about Cough

References

1. Egyptian drug authority Bronchicum leaflet approval date 27/12/2020.

2. Pascoe natural healthcare. Thyme: Nature's Cure for Coughs. Available at:
https://www.pascoe.ca/herbal-healthcare/blog/thyme-natures-cure-for-coughs
Last accessed:22/2/2022.

3. Mayo clinic. Cough. Available at:
https://www.mayoclinic.org/symptoms/cough/basics/definition/sym-20050846#:~:text=A%20cough%20is%20your%20body's,cough%20is%20normal%20and%20healthy
Last accessed:22/2/2022.

4. Seattle Children’s organization. Coughs: Meds or Home Remedies?. Available at:
https://www.seattlechildrens.org/conditions/a-z/coughs-meds-or-home-remedies/
Last accessed:22/2/2022.

5. Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council. Infection control advice for schools and other childcare settings. Available at:
https://www.dudley.gov.uk/residents/learning-and-school/infection-control-advice-for-schools-and-other-childcare-settings/
Last accessed:22/2/2022.