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