You can find numerous commercial medications for treating a persistent cough. But, all these commercial drugs can’t give you the desired results without harming your body. They are packed with harmful chemicals and cause more harm than good.
However, there is a completely natural and very effective home remedy that can easily solve your problem. All you need is some healthy herbs and ingredients which can be found in every kitchen.
This cough remedy is excellent to be consumed before the winter because it will help you to strengthen your immune system and will prevent you from other health problems. Don’t you think that it is cool to make you own natural cough remedy at home? It will soothe your sore throat and will prevent you from flu and cold.
- Lemon juice
Lemon juice is very beneficial for your overall heath because it is rich in Vitamin C.
Honey has powerful antibacterial and antifungal properties. It is good for a sore throat and against a cough. You can use any type of honey.
Ginger is a perfect choice for boosting the immunity. Additionally, it has anti-inflammatory properties. Ginger can help with nausea and pain relief.
How to prepare the cough sweets?
Pour half a cup of water in a pan and add one cup of sugar. Next, cut the lemon in half and add one tablespoon of the juice. Now, add ½ tbsp of ground ginger and a tablespoon of honey. Finally, add a 1/4 of a spoon of ground cloves. Cloves will reduce phlegm because they have antiseptic properties.
Heath the mixture and stir it. When the pan starts to simmer, stir again and lower the temperature. Leave it for 20 minutes and don’t forget to stir it regularly.
Take a baking tray. Line it up with baking paper. Take the pan off the heat and let it cool down. Now, pour the syrup onto the baking paper and make little sweets. In order to prevent yourself from burning, use a spoon.
Let them cool down and cover them with a dusting of powdered icing sugar to stop them sticking together. Take them off the paper. Be sure that they are all well coated.
Now your homemade natural cough sweets are ready. They taste delicious and really help. You can add a couple of the sweets into a cup of hot water, and after they dissolve and you can consume it as a drink.