The package itself calls these cough drops "great tasting", and, let me tell you, it is speaking the truth. Lemon and mint together might seem like a strange flavor combination at first, but they are remarkably delicious and refreshing together. The lemon provides a nice zest that helps bust through nasal congestion, and the mint helps to soothe an irritated or sour throat. The other herbs also help soothe throats and promote a person's health in general. Congestion Relief The lemon in these drops is great for relieving nasal congestion and lessening sinus tension. Chest Congestion Relief In my experience, it does very little to relieve chest congestion, but I enjoy these more as a way to soothe a sour throat and distract myself from my other cold symptoms. Relief of Aches & Pains It is soothing and invigorating and helps to overcome the aches and pains that accompany a cold. Cough Suppression The lemon and mint relax and soothe my throat and reduce my cough symptoms.