Homemade cough remedy

As I sit here coughing as I have been doing for the last 3 weeks, I ran across this easy remedy for making your own cough syrup. It only has 3 ingredients and I have them all in my pantry. I am also a singer so having a cough or cold is never on time !!! Try this simple recipe and lets get our lungs clear!!

Olive Oil: Making a homemade cough syrup using olive oil will help you combat your cough as well as reduce reduce inflammation in the throat.

Honey:  Honey helps with coughs, particularly buckwheat honey. In a study of 110 children, a single dose of buckwheat honey was just as effective as a single dose of dextromethorphan in relieving nocturnal cough and allowing proper sleep. You can use any type of honey you have on hand though.

Lemon: Because everyone knows that lemon & honey is the one of the best throat soother combinations.

 

  • 3/4 cup raw organic honey
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 lemons – juiced

Instructions

Add all ingredients to a small pot over medium heat until steaming. Remove from the heat & let it cool.  Place it into a mason jar or other container with a tight fitting lid.  Store it in the fridge for 3 months, or on the counter top for 1.5 months.

Tips:
You can also add Ginger or Cayenne for that warming feeling…also helps to get the congestion out of your head and chest

Use by the teaspoon or tablespoon, as needed.

Stir & warm before using

Use as soon as you feel a cold coming on.

Also great for allergies

cough syrup

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s