Cold and cough is pretty irritating. It can be extremely trying at times. Cold and cough can sometimes also aggravate to certain points where a person can no longer tolerate it. Extreme conditions of severe cold and cough make a person extremely weak and fragile. The person becomes extremely susceptible to other diseases and ailments. It is always better for the person to take care and precautions while he or she has cold and cough. It is a great idea to consume homemade cough syrups.
They are not harmful and are better than the antibiotic medicines which you consume. These cough syrups have various natural ingredients which work wonders for your health and make you feel better in no time. There are a number of cough syrups a person can make at home for curing various cold and cough related ailments. These are not very tough to make and do not take a lot of time or ingredients.
Here Are 6 Step To Make DIY Homemade Cough Syrup
The first step for making the cough syrup is by segregating the main ingredients required to make the said syrup. You will need about three fourth cup of raw honey. Try to get pure honey instead of honey which has been sweetened. Then you will about one fourth cup of olive oil and approximately about three lemons. You can slice and keep the lemons or extract the juice of lemons and keep them aside.
The second step involves the beginning of the preparation of the syrup. You will need a small pan in which you will have to cook the ingredients of the cough syrup. So, all the ingredients said in the first step to a pan. The stove shall be lit in the medium temperatures. It shall not been way too hot or way too slow.
In this step you will make sure that all the ingredients which were set on the stove have started boiling and you can see good quantities of steam generation. Steam generation will mean that the mixture is well heated.
Once the mixture is well heated, you will have to cover the pan with a lid and switch off the stove. After a while, you will allow the mixture to cool by removing the lid. Allow the temperature of the mixture to come down. Make sure it has cooled down.
Once the mixture has cooled down, you will transfer it to a glass container. Store it nicely in a tight glass container and keep it in the fridge. You will have to store the mixture for about three months before using it. If you are storing it in the freezer you can use it after one and a half months.
After storing the mixture e for the required period you can use it. If you feel that you are soon going to be down with a bad cold and cough just consume a tablespoon or a teaspoon of the mixture. You can have it straight from the fridge or you can warm it up slightly before consuming it.
This homemade syrup works wonders. It has properties to destroy cold and cough before their onset. They also have a property which helps in curing ailments other than cold and cough. You can always make and store them. Try the homemade syrup the next time instead of antibiotics for cough.