[Harp-L] Sticky lips
Sat Aug 3 17:49:43 EDT 2019
Some of the things that I found that work to thin saliva is to drink Papaya Juice. It has an enzyme that thins saliva.
At a gig, pure club soda and ice works well.
> On 3Aug 2019, at 1634, chespernevins at xxxxx wrote:
> When I eat salty foods my mouth gets exponentially stickier. Brushing teeth and drinking water helps. Abstaining from salty foods before playing is better.
>> On Aug 3, 2019, at 4:49 PM, Slim Heilpern <slim at xxxxx> wrote:
>> Licking the lips and mouthpiece before and (as needed) as you play on a CX12 works really well, that plastic stays super smooth. If your student's saliva is itself sticky, thats maybe a problem for a dietitian or medical professional to solve.
>> - Slim
>>> On Aug 3, 2019, at 11:43 AM, Michael Rubin <michaelrubinharmonica at xxxxx> wrote:
>>> Hey. I have a student whose problem with sticky lips goes way beyond my
>>> He is a CX12 chromatic player.
>>> All advice appreciated thanks!
>>> Michael Rubin
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