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Homemade Natural Spicy Cider Decongestant and Expectorant

Homemade Natural Spicy Cider Decongestant and Expectorant - If you are suffering from an illness such as a cold or sinusitis and not just allergies, chances are your chest is congested with extra mucous as well. Here’s an all-natural decongestant and expectorant to save the day (and night) of nasal discomfort.


Thyme contains an essential oil that is rich with powerful antiseptic, antibacterial, & strong antioxidant properties. It is used in mouthwashes to treat inflammation of the mouth & throat infections. Thyme possesses expectorant & antispasmodic properties, making it useful in the treatment of bronchitis, whooping cough & inflammation of the upper respiratory tract. #dherbs #healthtips

from wikiHow

Clear the Throat of Mucus

Mucus is unpleasant, nasty, and sometimes stays with you for longer than expected. You'd rather get rid of it than let it run its course, but you don't really know how. Click the link for more information on how to clear your throat of phlegm and mucus.


The Anise seeds & the oil contain thymol, terpineol & anethole, which can be used to treat pectoral affections & coughs. When used as a lozenge, the seed is an effective expectorant. Bronchial irritation can be soothed by drinking a tea made from the seeds & spasmodic asthma sufferers may also find relief. Drops of anise oil in a vaporizer can help clear congestion & soothe coughing. Gargling with a tea made of the seeds can also provide relief for sore throat, laryngitis or pharyngitis…

from Etsy

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Cloves are one of the highly prized spices, widely recognized in the world. They’re anti-fungal, antibacterial, antiseptic & analgesic. They’re packed with antioxidants & are good sources of minerals, omega-3’s, & vitamins. The spice contains eugenol which has local anesthetic properties that can temporarily alleviate toothaches while helping pull out any infection. In tea form, it can lessen, or prevent, colds & flu & is used as an expectorant, making it easier to cough up phlegm. #dherbs

from Daily Health Post

This Fruity Alternative Works 5x Better Than Cough Syrup

This Fruity Alternative Works 5x Better Than Cough Syrup - Pineapple’s antioxidants are effective in fighting germs which is why it helps heal sore throats and cure urinary tract and ear infections. Its expectorant quality makes it an extraordinary base for a cough suppressant–found to work better than what you might buy in a pharmacy. Here’s the recipe that is easily made at home.


Homemade syrup that cures ‪#‎cough‬ & ejects ‪#‎phlegm‬ from the lungs:


Asthma, cough, lung cleanse, bronchitis. I made this last night, too much cough, flems at home, and needed to give a boost to our immune system so I looked for my grandma and mom's recipe (may the Lord has them in his glory). So here is this natural remedy for that, harmless and full of goodies for the body...myom used to prepare this for my asthmatic brother and I took it also when I had flu. Read about the properties of each, for example: purple or red onion is an natural expectorant…

from Di's Delight Blog

Homemade Cough Syrup and Mucus Relief

Homemade Cough Relief MAGGIE’S COUGH REMEDY ¼ teaspoon Cayenne ¼ teaspoon Ginger 1 Tablespoon Cider Vinegar (an organic one, like Bragg’s, is preferred.) 2 Tablespoon Water 1 Tablespoon Honey (use a locally produced raw honey, if possible.)