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demulcents, remedies that relieve irritation and have soothing properties.
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A multicenter, prospective, randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled study (N=60) showed that demulcents provide short-term pain relief.
Demulcents with added anesthetics provide superior pain relief compared to placebo, as measured on a visual analog scale.
Iridology indicators for herbal treatment of the gastrointestinal system reveal the iris signs for the use of bitters, carminatives, demulcents, immune modulators, laxatives, restoratives and spasmolytics in the treatment of the GIT.
Slippery elm bark (Ulmus rubra or Ulmus fulva) ianother demulcent often used to relieve symptoms of pharyngitis.