Throat Lozenges 3 tbs licorice powder 3 tbs slippery elm powder 1 tbs myrrh powder 1 ts cayenne powder honey as needed 20 drops orange essential oil 2 drops thyme essential oil. Mix herbal powders. Stir in honey until a gooey mass forms. Add essential oils, and mix very well. Spread the paste on a marble slab or other non-stick surface coated with cornstarch. With a rolling pin roll the mixture flat to about the thickness of a pancake. Cut into even pieces, roll each piece into a ball and then flatten to form a lozenge and let air-dry in a well ventilated area for 12 hours.