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how effective are pepper tree leaves for reducing phlegm buildup?

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Dr. Suzanne Galli
23 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Phlegm: There are no studies on pepper tree leaves. You might consider using an over the counter mucolytic instead.
Answered on Oct 21, 2015

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