Fisherman's Friend Mint 25g

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1865 In the beginning…

Fleetwood pharmacist James Lofthouse developed a menthol and eucalyptus liquid for fishermen in Fleetwood to take with them on stormy and freezing trips into the North Atlantic. It delivered instant relief from problems caused by the prolonged exposure to hostile conditions.

Due to the difficulty of taking the liquid in glass bottles onto choppy high seas, James made a lozenge from the liquid that the fishermen can take instead. Sales were pretty much stable for a century until...

1967 By popular demand

In response to letters from holidaymakers who have visited Blackpool and Fleetwood, the Lofthouse family recognised the huge potential of Fisherman’s Friend, and started selling to shops in surrounding towns in the North West from their van. British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher is said to have used the product when her throat became strained from public speaking.

  • Cough suppressant/oral anesthetic
  • Temporarily relieves - cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation occurring with the common cold or inhaled irritants - occasional minor sore throat
  • Sore throat warning: Severe or persistent sore throat or sore throat that occurs with high fever, headache, nausea, and vomiting may be serious. Ask a doctor right away.

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