Figs are useful in various respiratory disorders including whooping cough & asthma. For maximum benefit, soak 3 dried figs in water overnight in a covered glass container. The figs will soften & break down. In the morning, drink the water & eat the soaked figs on an empty stomach. The nutrients will quickly enter the bloodstream to help support the respiratory system, increase immunity & prevent asthma attacks.
Today’s post comes from Jamie, our newest contributor. You can find her at Aspiring Natural Mommy. This time of year has my family a little crazy. Between the end of the year rush with schooling, dance recitals (and the required rehearsals for 5 different dance classes), and the fact that both of my children became …
Some people love this homemade cough syrup, some people hate it, but either way, it seriously works. And considering it let me sleep last night when I had a bad, hacking cough, that was enough for me. :) Well, that and the fact that I had all the ingredients already in my kitchen and it's all natural!
Bourbon Cough Syrup for Grownups...works best if you warm it on the stove, about 1 ounce of whiskey or bourbon, 1 ounce of honey, 1 ounce of lemon juice. do not boil, just heat until mixes well together. Pour in a glass, and drink while still warm (not HOT!!!). This is an awesome cold remedy or sore throat fix. Can repeat every 6 hours if needed. (DO NOT DRIVE!)