Homemade cough syrup

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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.

Grandma’s Homemade Cough Syrup
Yield: About 1 cup

Ingredients

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:
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

From the website:

http://www.mrshappyhomemaker.com/2013/01/grandmas-homemade-cough-syrup/

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