Buttercup Original Syrup is a classic soothing and effective relief against coughs, colds and sore throats.

This syrup will help to loosen mucus helping to clear your airways, whilst also having a soothing effect that helps to reduce irritation.

What are the symptoms of a common cold?

Cold symptoms will come on gradually and you may experience one or all of these symptoms:

  • A blocked or runny nose.
  • A sore throat.
  • Headache.
  • Muscle aches.
  • Coughs.
  • Sneezing.
  • A raised temperature.
  • Pressure in your ears and face.
  • Loss of taste and smell.

Can this be used during pregnancy or breastfeeding?

Do not use this medicine if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Always speak with your doctor before taking any medicinal products.

Who is it suitable for?

Adults, the elderly and children over the age of 12 who are wanting relief from their coughs, colds and sore throats.

Direction for use

Adults, the elderly and children over 12 years: two 5ml spoonful’s three times a day and at bedtime.

Who is it not suitable for?

Do not use Buttercup Original Syrup if:

  • If you have any allergies to the ingredients listed below.
  • If you are under the age of 12.
  • If you are taking any medication known to interact with alcohol.


Squill Liquid Extract, Capsicum Tincture, Acacia Powder, Caramel Color (E150), Ethanol, Levomenthol, Clove Oil, Peppermint Oil, Sodium Methyl Hydroxybenzoate (E219), Sodium Propyl Hydroxybenzoate (E217), Aniseed Flavour, Purified Water, Carmosine (E122), Sunset Yellow(E110) Strong Ginger Tincture (Ginger, Ethanol, Water), Acetic Acid, Saccharin Sodium, Partial Invert Syrup (Sucrose, Fructose and Glucose), Potassium Sorbate.

Side effects

No side effects have been reported with this medicine.


Keep out of sight and reach of children.

For oral use only.

Useful information

This product is a medicine, and the sales are monitored to ensure the safety of our customers. From time to time we may impose limits on the amounts you may purchase and apply restrictions to the frequency of orders. Please helpful a advice please read our policies in the footer of the site to understand more.

If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or our pharmacist before taking this product. If you suffer from any allergies, ask your doctor or our pharmacist if this medicine is right for you.

Store all medicines out of sight and reach of children and below 25c in a dry place away from direct sunlight.

Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product and if you have any questions please contact one of our pharmacist for more information.

Please contact your GP if appropriate regarding this product.

Product images: whilst we try to keep out product images up to date we may, particularly for non-branded products ship the same medicine but in different packaging. If you have any questions about this policy please get in touch.


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