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Homemade Cough Medicine Recipe - Food.com
Homemade cough syrup..this is a home remedy for that horrible cough that you just can't get rid of, and best of all..you probably already have all of the ingredients! 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper 1/4 tsp ground ginger 1 Tbs honey 1 Tbs apple cider vinegar 2 Tbs water Mix ingredients. Take by the teaspoon as often as needed for cough. Do not give to kids under 2 yrs due to the honey.
Gargling with Salt Water Actually Helps a Cold or Cough
Gargle with warm salt water - A saline solution can draw excess fluid from inflamed tissues in the throat, making them hurt less, said Dr. Philip T. Hagen ... (He also) pointed out that gargling also loosens thick mucus, which can remove irritants like allergens, bacteria and fungi from the throat.
A Year of Herbs: Ginger | Keeper of the Home
use a mixture of ginger powder and clove powder in equal parts (ginger for anti-inflammatory properties and clove for pain relief), then take 1 tsp of the mixed powders and stir into 2 Tbsp of olive oil. Use 1/2 tsp of this herbal oil, swallowing slowly to allow it to coat throat. Or gargle with ginger tea, or the ginger/clove mixture in water as a gargle. Could also make small balls with honey and ginger to suck on.