Old-Fashioned Horehound Candy This was a staple at my late Grandfather's house and we devoured it as kids. I can't find it in stores anymore. So glad I found this recipe. Horehound, the herb, has medicinal properties: cough suppressant and expectorant, gastric tonic and laxative in large doses.
Make Your Own Horehound Cough Drops ~~~OMG! My Grandma Coleman used to make "horehound candy" and give it to us when we were visiting and had a cough. I LOVE this recipe because it is all natural and can use local honey to make target the healing to seasonal allergies, too!~~~
Horehound has documented use for thousands of years especially as a good, safe decongestant. It was even used to worm farm animals because of it anti-microbial action. Here is a recipe for a decongestant tea (safe for babies) that will give you quick decongestant results. Should you want to make horehound candy, add sugar and cook to hard ball stage on a candy thermometer. - See more at: http://www.top1000naturalremedies.com/2013/03/decongestant-tea/