Turmeric

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Turmeric is a common spice made from the turmeric plant native to Southeast Asia. It is most commonly known as the yellow-orange spice found in curry powder.

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Echinacea

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Echinacea (also called coneflower) is a flowering plant native to North America. It was used in traditional medicine among Native Americans hundreds of years ago.

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Cough Drops

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Cough drops are sometimes referred to as throat lozenges. They are typically sweet and designed to dissolve slowly in the mouth to keep the throat lubricated, soothe irritated tissues, and reduce symptoms of coughing.

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Bottle of Elderberry Syrup

Elderberry Supplements

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The elderberry plant (botanic name sambucus nigra) has been used as a medicinal plant for centuries. Most recently, elderberry supplements have been marketed as an “immune system booster” due to its antioxidant properties and vitamin C.

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Nystatin

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Nystatin is available in liquid, tablets, creams and suppositories to treat fungal infections. The liquid medication is frequently prescribed for thrush, a fungal infection of the mouth.

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Denture Cleansers

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Denture cleansers are intended to clean and disinfect dentures outside of the mouth. The cleansers eliminate stains caused by foods and beverages, remove debris from between the teeth, and help stop the growth of harmful microorganisms on the denture surface.

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Paper

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It’s not uncommon for babies and toddlers to put everything in their mouths, including scraps of paper. Paper is primarily composed of cellulose, which is harmless. Newspaper print and other types of ink are non-toxic in small amounts as well.

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Liquid Starch

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Liquid starch is a product that adds firmness to fabrics and helps make ironing easier. It’s also used as an ingredient in some “slime” products, which are designed for children to play with.

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Wart Remover

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Most of the over-the-counter wart removers have salicylic acid as the active ingredient. This medication is available without a prescription and works by peeling the hardened skin away in layers and promotes the body’s natural immune system to respond to the virus.

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