Resist the Wind

Resist the Wind

Tolak Angin is a herbal product that is useful for treating symptoms of colds, such as nausea, flatulence, stomach pain, dizziness, fever, and dry throat. Tolak Angin is sold freely in pharmacies or supermarkets in liquid, tablet, candy and balm forms.

Tolak Angin contains several herbal ingredients, namely fennel fruit, ules wood, clove leaves, ginger, mint leaves , and honey. The combination of all these ingredients is believed to be able to overcome the symptoms of colds while increasing endurance.

Reject Wind Products

Tolak Angin has various types of products sold in Indonesia, namely:

1. Repel Liquid Wind

Tolak Angin Liquid contains fennel fruit, ules wood, clove leaves, ginger , mint leaves and honey. Apart from treating colds, Tolak Angin Liquid can be used to increase endurance, treat motion sickness, and fatigue.

2. Reject the Sugar Free Wind

Tolak Angin Sugar Free contains fennel fruit, ules wood, clove leaves, ginger, royal jelly and sucralose. Tolak Angin Sugar Free can be taken by diabetics.

3. Reject the Child's Wind

Tolak Angin Anak contains fennel fruit, ules wood, clove leaves, ginger, mint leaves , honey and horn extract. Reject Wind Children can be used by children aged 2 to 6 years. This drug is sold in 10 ml sachets and 60 ml bottles.

4. Reject Wind Flu

Tolak Angin Flu contains fennel fruit, ules wood, clove leaves, ginger, mint leaves , echinacea, meniran , valerian, and panax ginseng. This product is used to prevent and treat the flu.

5. Tolak Angin Candy and Sugar Free Candy Tolak Angin

Candy Tolak Angin contains honey, mint leaves , cardamom, artificial sweetener aspartame, ginger, fennel fruit and clove leaves. This product is used to relieve, warm, and soothe the throat, and freshen breath.

6. Reject Wind Tablets

Just like Tolak Angin Liquid, this product is used to treat colds. However, this product is in tablet form.

7. Reject Wind Care

Tolak Angin Care is an aromatherapy wind oil in the form of a roll on which contains active ingredients in the form of ginger oil and peppermint oil .

8. Reject Wind Balm

Tolak Angin Balm contains extracts of fennel, rice, puteran fruit, and clove leaves. This product is used to reduce nausea, headaches, and relieve aches and pains by warming and relaxing the body.

What is Reject Wind

Active Ingredients Fennel fruit, ules wood, clove leaves, ginger, mint leaves, and honey
class Free medicine
category Herbal medicine for colds
Benefit Overcoming cold symptoms
Consumed by Adults and children
Reject Wind for pregnant and lactating women Category N: Not yet categorized.

Pregnant and lactating women are not recommended to consume Tolak Angin. Discuss with your doctor about the benefits and risks.

Drug form Liquid, tablet, candy and balm

Warning  Before Using Reject Wind

You need to pay attention to the following things before using Tolak Angin:

  • Do not use Tolak Angin if you have an allergy to this drug.
  • Some Tolak Angin products contain aspartame, consult your doctor if you suffer from  phenylketonuria (PKU).
  • Consult with your doctor beforehand about using herbal products if you have or have ever suffered from certain diseases or medical conditions, such as heart disease , cancer, infectious diseases, or autoimmune diseases .
  • Do not give Tolak Angin to babies, because some Tolak Angin products contain honey , which is unsafe to give to babies.
  • Consult your doctor if you plan to use Tolak Angin with other medicines, supplements or herbal products.
  • Tolak Angin Flu contains herbal ingredients which can cause drowsiness , do not drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery after consuming the Tolak Angin Flu variant.
  • Consult your doctor about using Tolak Angin if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, or planning a pregnancy.
  • Immediately consult a doctor if a drug allergic reaction or overdose occurs after using Tolak Angin.

Dosage and Rules for Using Reject Wind

The dose of Tolak Angin varies, depending on the type and age of the user. Here is the full explanation:

Reject Liquid Wind, Reject Liquid Wind Sugar Free

  • Purpose: Overcome colds or diarrhea
    Drink 3-4 sachets per day
  • Purpose: Increase endurance
    Take 2 sachets per day, for 7 days or more
  • Purpose: Overcome motion sickness
    Drink 1 before traveling or 1-3 sachets during motion sickness
  • Purpose: Overcoming fatigue and lack of sleep
    Take 1 sachet when experiencing fatigue or lack of sleep

Reject Wind Child

  • Purpose: Overcome colds in children
    Drink ½–1 sachet after eating. Tolak Angin Anak can be taken directly or mixed with ½ cup of warm water. Drink 3 sachets every day until the condition improves.

Reject Wind Flu

  • Purpose: Relieve flu
    symptoms Take 1 sachet, 3 times a day after meals. Tolak Angin Flu can be taken directly or mixed with ½ cup of warm water.

Reject Wind Tablets

  • Purpose: Overcoming colds
    Take 1 tablet, 1 time a day when you feel unwell.

Reject Wind Care

  • Purpose: Relieves colds, headaches, flatulence , motion sickness, and itching due to insect bites.
    Rub Tolak Angin Care Roll On sufficiently on the affected part of the body.

Reject Wind Candy or Sugar Free Reject Wind Candy

  • Purpose: Warm and soothe the throat.
    The dose is adjusted as needed.

Baslem Rejects the Wind

  • Purpose: Relieves aches and pains, as well as relaxes the body.
    Rub or apply sufficient amount of Reject Wind Balm to the affected part of the body.

How to Consume Reject Wind Correctly

Most people think that taking herbal medicines is always safe because they contain natural ingredients. However, keep in mind that not all herbal medicines have known side effects and interactions when used with other drugs, supplements or herbal ingredients.

Take Tolak Angin according to the doctor 's advice and don't forget to read the information on the medicine package. Do not add or reduce the dose, and do not use the drug for more than the recommended time.

Tolak Angin can be consumed before or after meals either directly or mixed with ½ cup of warm water.

For Tolak Angin Care and Tolak Angin Baslem, rub or apply a sufficient amount of the product on the aching or sore body part.

Make sure there is sufficient time between one dose and the next. Try to consume Tolak Angin at the same time every day for maximum treatment.

Store Reject Wind at room temperature, and avoid exposure to direct sunlight. Keep this herbal product out of reach of children.

Interaction of Tolak Angin with other drugs

There are several drug interaction effects that can occur if the fennel and ginger contained in Tolak Angin are consumed together with other medicines, including:

  • Fennel fruit can reduce the effectiveness  of birth control pills or tamoxifen
  • Ginger can increase the risk of bleeding when used with  anticoagulant drugs, antiplatelet drugs, phenprocoumon, or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs ( NSAIDs ), such as ibuprofen.
  • Ginger can increase the risk of hypotension and irregular heartbeats when used with hypertension medications, such as amlodipine or diltiazem 

Side Effects and Dangers of Rejecting Wind

The active ingredient content in Tolak Angin is relatively safe and rarely causes side effects as long as it is consumed according to the directions for use. If side effects do occur, they are usually mild, such as:

  • Heartburn
  • Diarrhea
  • Burp
  • Stomach ache
  • Headache
  • Nervous
  • Insomnia
  • Blurred vision

Check with your doctor if the side effects mentioned above do not subside or get worse. Immediately see a doctor if you experience a drug allergic reaction which can be characterized by symptoms in the form of an itchy rash appearing on the skin, swelling of the lips and eyelids, or difficulty breathing.

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