Betadine Gargle & Mouthwash is rapidly virucidal, fungicidal and is effective against all streptococcal organisms and may be used in the treatment of streptococcal tonsillitis and sore throat. Most sore throats are caused by viruses, Betadine kills most viruses responsible for sore throat. Betadine may be used in the treatment of oral thrush. Recommended in case of infected inflammatory conditions of the mouth and pharynx, including stomatitits, gingivitis, aphthous ulcers, pharyngitis, tonsillitis, monilial infections, common cold and influenza. Benefits: Pleasantly flavoured taste Non-staining to teeth, skin and natural fabrics Can be used also as a prophylactic during and after surgery (after tonsillectomy and dental procedures) How to Use: Use undiluted for 30 seconds As a mouthwash for routine use: dilute solution with 2 parts of water, repeat every 3-4 hours