Just some of the
stuff behind Buckley’s relief.
These are the herbal ingredients responsible for The Buckley’s Effect. After you take a hit of Buckley’s you feel the instant blast of cooling relief. Your eyes water. Your sinuses clear. You feel a tingle in your throat. And your ears. Then you feel better.
Camphor is a mild expectorant and respiratory stimulant. It also has mild anesthetic and antiseptic properties. Camphor helps to relieve chest congestion associated with colds and influenza (flu).
Menthol decreases nasal congestion through local anesthetic action and stimulation of cold receptors. When inhaled, Menthol can relieve coughs and the sense of oppression in the chest. This ingredient is used to relieve symptoms of bronchitis, sinusitis, and nasal congestion.
This is a liquid oleoresin from Abies Balsamea (Pinaceae). This plant is found in Canada and Northern U.S. from Virginia to Minnesota. Balsams have traditionally been used as an expectorant for coughs and sore throats.
Pine Needle Oil
Pine Needle Oil has historically been used as an expectorant for the treatment of coughs and chronic bronchitis.
Tincture of Capsicum
Capsicum has been traditionally used as a counter-irritant to soothe conditions of the throat.