Forget NyQuil, make your own cough medicine from natural ingredients right from your kitchen pantry! Not only do these treat a hacking cough and sore throat, they help boost your immune system and fight the cold you have!
Lemon dries up congestion and honey provides a soothing coating, says Lane Johnson, MD. In fact, a recent study found that a spoonful of honey eased kids' coughs even better than cough medicine. Mix together a tablespoon of each, microwave for 20 seconds until warm (not hot), and have your child swallow the mixture a teaspoon at a time. Caution: Honey is not safe for babies under 1 year
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1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger 1 Tablespoon honey 1 Tablespoon apple cider vinegar 2 Tablespoons water Mix and take by the teaspoonful. Stir well each time before taking. We keep this in the refrigerator.
Although coughs and colds are minor illnesses, sometimes they can be really irritating. For instance, coughing makes it difficult for us to concentrate and may also lead to a few sleepless nights. In order to get