Effervescent salt | definition of effervescent salt by Medical dictionary
ef·fer·ves·cent salt (ĕf′ər-vĕs′ənt)
Any of the preparations made by adding sodium bicarbonate and tartaric and citric acids to a medicinally active salt.
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-- an effervescent salt
gargle for soothing sore throats, produced by Scottsdale, Ariz.-based O'Connor Companies -- is another example of a new cough treatment that is different from what has traditionally been on the market.
"Some people find effervescent salts
, such as liver salts, help," says Angela Chalmers, Boots pharmacist.
Peppermint Foot Soak (pounds 7) is a revitalising treat, containing effervescent salts
to cool cleanse and refresh.