Cough and sore throat often accompany each other and are symptoms are associated with throat infection. There are a to of over the counter medicaments available here but homemade syrups tend to work better. The simple reason for this is that you don’t have to worry about side effects like getting drowsy or sleepy when using these syrups.
Here Are 5 Homemade Syrups For Sore Throat And Cough
Coconut Oil, Honey And Lemon Syrup
Mix together about 1/2 cup of raw honey along with the juice of a lemon. To this add about two spoons of extra virgin coconut oil. Whip together and have 3-4 times a day. The coconut oil is known to be rich in Lauric Acid, which is known for boosting your overall immunity while the honey and lemon syrup combine together to soothe your throat.
Ginger, Honey And Apple Cider Vinegar
Take a cup of apple cider vinegar and mix about 1 spoon of grated ginger to it along with 2 spoon of honey. Let the same stay for about 1-2 hours so that all the ingredients mix well together. The apple cider vinegar balances pH levels in the body while ginger fights bacteria and honey soothes cough and sore throat.
Ginger, Honey And Lemon Concoction
For making this concoction you have to mix together 2 cup of water with juice of 1 lemon, 2-3 spoons of honey and 2 spoons of grated ginger. Let the syrup boil for about 5 minutes or till the colour changes to a little dark. Now strain the same and keep having 1-2 spoons through day to get respite from sore throat and cough.
Holy Basil, Pepper And Honey Syrup
Take about 10-12 leaves of Holy basil and boil for a few minutes. To this add about 1 small spoon of black pepper and 2-3 spoons of raw honey. Mix everything together and keep drinking this syrup through the day for getting respite.
Onion, Honey And Turmeric Syrup
Boil a cup of water with a grated onion, 1 spoon of turmeric powder and 3 spoons of honey for a couple of minutes. Once the syrup cools down drink it through the day, having about 1-2 spoons at a go. It soothes sore throat along with different types of cough.