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How to make homemade cough syrup?


Posted on : 09/Feb/2019 12:16:12

Are you suffering from severe cold and cough that is so lovable on you that it wouldn’t go away? Got congested nose that doesn’t let you breathe normally? Often times, are you experiencing voice like a croaked frog? In fact, many a times, people suffer with cold when you really don’t have any sick leave balance at work, sadly!

Importantly, your cold will be irksome when you have got an important presentation to be done for the day, and when you are to be considered so important at work. You cannot eat well, you cannot speak well and in fact you cannot drive to your work place well! It is going to feel all messed up with those runny nose and irritating eyes and constant cough. Not just during winter, there are many such cases even in the summer.

So, what do you basically do when you are suffering with such cold? There are a lot of methods that work for you, but this one as mentioned below is going to be a trick that will instantly work for you!

No, here we are not talking about popping some pills. It is an easy home remedy. Apart from being too easy to make, the homemade method will keep your throat normal and natural. For this, you do not have to run to the market! All you need are the ingredients present right inside your fridge.

The requirements

  • Lemon juice – 1 tsp
  • Ginger (grated) – an inch
  • Water – 1 cup
  • Honey – 1 tsp
  • Black pepper – 1 No (crushed)
  • Apple Cider Vinegar – 1 tsp

The cough syrup

It is simple to make this DIY cough syrup. Take a pan and add all the ingredients into it. Boil this concoction in the stove. Keep this stored in an airtight glass bottle.

  • Benefit of raw honey – soothes cough
  • Benefits of black pepper – combats infection
  • Benefits of ginger – bids bye to toxins in your body


Sip 3 spoons of it in empty stomach such that it gulps down your throat. Upon having this, do not have water or any other beverage or solid food for at least half an hour so that it functions in your body.

Note: if you are allergic to any of the ingredients as aforementioned, consult a health expert before trying the syrup.