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TAG : cough syrup

Homemade Cough and Cold Syrup

The Apple Cider Vinegar Companion, by Suzy Scherr (The Countryman Press, 2016), explores simple ways to use one of nature’s most versatile ingredients. From cleaning, to cooking, to keeping your hair shiny, apple cider vinegar is a cupboard staple. This remedy for colds has less no ...

Whooping Cough Treatments Included Cough Syrup Recipe

In the days when whooping cough was common, and children whooped for weeks or even months afterward, this recipe was one of the whooping cough treatments, and it was considered highly valuable – even in our family of teetotalers."Take equal parts of strained honey, olive oil and whiskey and ...

Cough Syrup Recipe Uses Cocklebur

An old recipe for cough syrup was titled Cocklebur Cough Sirup:"Gather cockleburs as clean as possible. They can be rinsed off by pouring hot water through them. Put burrs in a heavy cloth sack and boil long enough to get the strength out of them. Strain juice several times to be sure there are ...