Michael's Infallible Sore Throat Remedy This is very effective. Heaps better, and heaps cheaper, than Strepsils Throat Lozenges Quantities are not crucial. In a big tea-pot place in One goodly sized handful of fresh Lemon Thyme 3-5 sprigs fresh Sage (S. officinalis & vars.) 3-6 small Comfrey Leaves 6-10 fresh Violet (V. odorta) leaves 3-5 sprigs of fresh Greek or Golden Oregano (not the rubbish stuff sold in all Oz nurseries). (You can replace Lemon Thyme with one of the other cooking Thymes (T. vulgaris spp.) but lemon tastes heaps better) Leave out any ingredient you don't have but the Thyme is essential. Fill the pot with boiling water. Cover & let seep for ten minutes Sip hot or cold thought out the day. If you catch the sore throat early enough this remedy will stop it in it's tracks almost immeditely.