5 Best DIY Homemade Cough Syrup Recipes

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5 Best DIY Homemade Cough Syrup Recipes

With your pantry packed with herbs and spices with expectorant, antitussive and anti-histamine properties, you can easily make your own cough syrup at home. According to the experience of most people who use homemade cough syrups, these home remedies are as effective as the over-the-counter cough syrups. Moreover, as they contain only natural products they are safer than the pharmacological drugs. Hence, you can take the homemade cough syrups to soothe your throat and alleviate cough without worrying about drowsiness and other side effects.

Here Are Some Easy Diy Cough Syrup Recipes:

Garlic, Onion And Honey Syrup

Ingredients

One tablespoon of onion juice
One teaspoon of crushed garlic
½-cup of organic honey
½-cup of water
½ teaspoon of thyme (optional)

1

Method

Mix all the ingredients and leave the mixture aside for 8 to 10 hours. Strain the mixture and store it in the refrigerator.

Ginger, Lemon And Honey Syrup

Ingredients

½-cup of sliced ginger
Zest of two lemons
½-cup of lemon juice
One cup of honey
One cup of water

2

Method

Pour water in a pan and add the sliced ginger and the lemon zest. Bring the mixture to boil and then simmer for 5 minutes. Remove the pan from the heat and strain it. Add honey to the warm liquid and stir the ingredients. Allow the mixture to cool down. Add lemon juice and stir the solution.

Horseradish And Honey Syrup

Ingredients

One tablespoon of grated horseradish
¼-cup of honey

3


Method

Blend the grated horseradish with honey and leave the mixture aside for at least six hours. Strain the mixture and your cough syrup is ready for use.

Olive Oil, Lemon And Honey Syrup

Ingredients

¼-cup of olive oil, preferably extra virgin
Three tablespoons of lemon juice
¾-cup of honey

4

Method

Mix all the ingredients and simmer the mixture for five minutes. Allow the mixture to cool and your cough syrup is ready for use.

Herbal Cough Syrup

Ingredients

½-cup of grated ginger
½-cup of marshmallow root
½-cup of chamomile flowers
½-cup of lemon juice
Two cups of honey
One cinnamon stick
Two cups of water

5

Method

In a pan, add ginger, chamomile flowers, marshmallow root and the cinnamon stick and pour water and simmer for 20 minutes. Strain the liquid and add honey and lemon juice. Stir the ingredients and your cough syrup is ready for use.

 

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