Lasang Pinoy Sundays - Eye Candy


'Hustenbonbons'

I am posting literal candies today. I chose these candies as they are perfect for winter, helps relieve coughs in this cold season! (pardon the partial translation)

White round candies: Traubenzucker (peach flavor)
Yellow candy: orange flavored
White oval candy: eucalyptus flavored

Hustenbonbons oder auch Halsbonbons sind in vielen Fällen hilfreiche Medizin bei Hals- und Rachenproblemen wie Halsschmerzen. Zwar gehören die Bonbons zu der Kategorie Süßware, unterscheiden sie sich jedoch von anderen Bonbons durch ihre Rezeptur.

Hustenbonbons sollen abschwellend und schleimlösend wirken und die Atemwege befreien. Je nach Rezeptur wird auch eine lokale Schmerzbetäubung angestrebt. Dies wird erreicht durch Verwendung ätherischer Öle wie dem des Eukalyptus oder der Minze oder aber durch Zugabe von Menthol. Des Weiteren kommen Extrakte aus anderen Heilkräutern wie zum Beispiel Salbei zum Einsatz.
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Coughing drops/candies are in many cases a helpful "medicine" for throat (and neck) problems. They can be considered as sweets, but differs too because of their prescription.

Cough drops help removes swelling and loosens pleghm as well as free the respiratory system (air passage) from any blockage. Depending upon prescription it can also be locally concocted by the use of ethereal oils like that of Eucalyptus or Mint or by addition of Menthol. Some extracts from other herbs could be made into ointment.

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Z'riz  – (January 24, 2009 at 1:22 PM)  

Ohhhh cough drops! That would be perfect in this crazy weather!

Sorry about the confusion Mirage! :) hehehehe

mirage2g  – (January 24, 2009 at 1:23 PM)  

Hihi, ok lang! see, I already have my steamed entry for next week! ;-)

Pinky  – (January 24, 2009 at 1:31 PM)  

Bigla ko tuloy naalala yung Vick's cough drops sa Pinas - para sa "pesteng ahem" - hahaha! :)

Agree with Zriz - these certainly come in handy now that the weather seems to be going bonkers the world over!

Happy LaPiS, G! Take care!

mirage2g  – (January 24, 2009 at 1:34 PM)  

Wahaha Pinky, yun na nga! Naku, I'd redo this post in the middle of the week with something better! lol...

shutter happy jenn  – (January 24, 2009 at 3:44 PM)  

I love eating mentholated candies kaso it hurts my tummy sometimes.

My entry is up here. For sure after this week's LaPiS, we all need a dentist. Heheheh. Happy weekends!

spiCes  – (January 24, 2009 at 4:10 PM)  

oonga pang pesteng ahem ito G! intruiging ang taste, kc made in Austria ba yan?:)

mirage2g  – (January 24, 2009 at 4:29 PM)  

Ces, Ung traubenzucker kaaliw...parang aspilet lol. pero yung dalawa depende talaga sa flavor, sharp talaga.

Jenn, sinabi mo, kung magsamasama tayo with all those food...naku!

maiylah  – (January 25, 2009 at 12:39 AM)  

parang mentos yung Traubenzucker.
dati palagi akong may baon na vicks mentholated candy, lol. :D

mirage2g  – (January 25, 2009 at 12:49 AM)  

maiy, onga no, pero powdery sha, parang aspilet talaga ang texture, namiss ko tuloy aspilets! haha

Jescel  – (January 26, 2009 at 8:07 AM)  

I love Traubenzucker. Those are good.

Munchkin Mommy  – (January 30, 2009 at 5:14 PM)  

halls honey lemon ang gusto kong pangontra sa samid/ubo! uy, maraming masasarap na german candies...ay, nasa austria ka nga pala. hee hee. nakalimutan ko yung pangalan! yung mga toffee flavored ones! :)

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