This blend of tea includes licorice root, slippery elm, marshmallow, cherry bark, fennel, cinnamon, orange peel, and ginger. This is a wonderful tea to have on hand when a sore throat arises. This tea has a moistening affect which makes it an excellent remedy for dry, itchy, irritated conditions throughout the body especially a sore throat. It moistens sore throats and relieves some pain. Steep 1 teaspoon of tea in 8oz of 208 degree water for 10 minutes.