6 Cough remedies are easy to make and as effective as many store bought brands. Deals Natural expert Tamika Fletcher shares her favorite recipes.
HOMEMADE COUGH DROPS
Raw honey (Pure, Local honey works best)
Optional: Candy molds or parchment paper
Optional: Ginger, cinnamon , whiskey, vitamin C, lemon juice
Boil honey to 300 degrees. Drop on parchment paper or pour in molds. Let sit until hard.
NATURAL COUGH SYRUP
1 cup raw honey
Chop 1 whole onion. Boil onion and 1 cup of honey for about 5 minutes. Strain the onions and take 1-2 tablespoons as needed.
Half a lemon
Tablespoon of Jack Daniels
Optional cough drop for extra potency or peppermint pillow candy
For a kid friendly version substitute apple juice for tea and alcohol.
Boil ginger root
5 Dual Action Ricola
Boil in 2 cups of water with honey and lemon
EUCALYPTUS CHEST COMPRESS
Pour 2 ounces of almond or olive oil into a small bowl or cup. Add 20 drops of Eucalyptus Essential Oil. For a thicker consistency use solid coconut oil.
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