Homemade Cold Remedies

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
Onion

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.

HOT TODDY

Ginger tea
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.

GINGER TEA

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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