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Homemade cough medicine

Homemade Cough Medicine

My go to cough syrup: equal parts whiskey, honey and lemon juice. Mom used to keep a lemon juice bottle full of it in the fridge during cold season. Shake well, pour into a shot glass and have the cougher sip slowly. An Old Remedy But It Really Works!!!!!

herbs for colds and flu - antiseptic throat sprays, vapor rubs, herbal steams, gargles etc.

herbs for colds and flu - antiseptic throat sprays, vapor rubs, herbal steams, gargles etc.

Making lozenges, a soothing sore throat home remedy

Making slippery elm lozenges, a soothing sore throat home remedy

use a mixture of ginger powder and clove powder in equal parts (ginger for anti-inflammatory properties and clove for pain relief), then take 1 tsp of the mixed powders and stir into 2 Tbsp of olive oil. Use 1/2 tsp of this herbal oil, swallowing slowly to allow it to coat throat. Or gargle with ginger tea, or the ginger/clove mixture in water as a gargle. Could also make small balls with honey and ginger to suck on.

A Year of Herbs: Ginger

use a mixture of ginger powder and clove powder in equal parts (ginger for anti-inflammatory properties and clove for pain relief), then take 1 tsp of the mixed powders and stir into 2 Tbsp of olive oil. Use 1/2 tsp of this herbal oil, swallowing slowly to allow it to coat throat. Or gargle with ginger tea, or the ginger/clove mixture in water as a gargle. Could also make small balls with honey and ginger to suck on.

Chrysanthemum tea - in traditional Chinese medicine, chrysanthemum tea is known to improve eyesight, improve vitality, recover from influenza and prevent sore throats.

Chrysanthemum tea - in traditional Chinese medicine, chrysanthemum tea is known to improve eyesight, improve vitality, recover from influenza and prevent sore throats.

Wild Cherry Cough Syrup

Wild Cherry Cough Syrup

Wild Cherry bark is a wonderful simple cough remedy which is primarily indicated for irritable coughs which are keeping you up at night or creating a lot of tension.

Gargle with warm salt water - A saline solution can draw excess fluid from inflamed tissues in the throat, making them hurt less, said Dr. Philip T. Hagen ... (He also) pointed out that gargling also loosens thick mucus, which can remove irritants like allergens, bacteria and fungi from the throat.

Gargling with Salt Water Actually Helps a Cold or Cough

Gargle with warm salt water - A saline solution can draw excess fluid from inflamed tissues in the throat, making them hurt less, said Dr. Philip T. Hagen ... (He also) pointed out that gargling also loosens thick mucus, which can remove irritants like allergens, bacteria and fungi from the throat.

Safe and easy does it with honey lemon and cayenne

Cough Medicine Remedies With Honey, Lemon & Cayenne