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How to Make a Herbal Syrup (for coughs, colds and general immunity)

A herbal syrup is simply a maceration, infusion, decoction or tincture where maple syrup, vegetable glycerine or honey has been added to give it a sweeter thicker taste and texture. This form is ideal for children. It is also perfect for making a sore throat or cough mixture where you want to coat the throat. This form is not suitable for diabetics.


Onion & Garlic Syrup (for coughs, colds and general immunity):

homemade cough syrup


  1. Add to food processor, blender or hand blend: raw – onions, garlic, horseradish, chilli and ginger root.
  2. Cover with vegetable glycerine, honey or maple syrup.
  3. Add 2 tablespoons of lemon juice.
  4. Store in jar in the fridge and use by the spoon!



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