Herbal Cough Syrup from your spice cabnet

Stormy Stewart


Most herbal cabnets have everything you need to make you well. Here is a cough medicine that is all natural, can be given to small kids and elderly as well as all the people inbetween, and without all the side effects, imagine that!

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1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp
mullein leaves
1 Tbsp
thyme leaves
1 Tbsp
rose hips
1 Tbsp
slippery elm bark
1 tsp
lemongrass leaves
1/2 c
rice syrup
1 qt

Directions Step-By-Step

Place herbs and water in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil, uncovered.
Remove from heat, cover and let herbs steep for 45 minutes. Strain out
the herbs. Return liquid, uncovered, to low heat and simmer for 15 minutes.
Turn off heat and slowly stir in syrup. Let cool completely. Store in a glass
container in the refrigerator for up to 12 months.
Dosage: Up to 20 lbs.=1/4 teaspoon, 21-40lbs.=1/ 2 teaspoon, 41-60lbs.=1
teaspoon, 61 lbs. and over= 2 teaspoons, taken every 4 hours.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Non-Edibles
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Hashtag: #herbal