Any way we look at it, sorbitol almost always makes a Candida infestation worse if only though experiencing additional or a worsening of symptoms. Sorbitol is notorious for causing diarrhea and abdominal pains and cramps.
Elderflower is an excellent herb for reducing mucus.
Below is just one site that sell this herb if you’re interested.
Other herbs that will help the cause are lungwort moss and lobelia.
Two additional herbs that will specifically clean the lungs are mullein and elder.