Note: Open the little green pack (sore throat crystals) and pour the entire contents into 5 oz. of hot water, stir and drink. Open the yellow stick and pour 1/2 to entire contents (upon taste) into 8 oz. of hot water, stir and drink. You can also place the Ginger/Honey Crystals (yellow sticks crystals) into the Thyme Leaf Tea for a stronger effect! Suck on no more than about 5 Zinc lozenges per day.