This is the cough syrup of good intentions.
I like making homemade things. Since I’ve been fighting some kind of
There are two main varieties: one based on apple cider vinegar, and another based on honey. It should be no surprise that I tried the latter option.
This cough syrup is simple: 1/4 cup honey and 1/4 cup olive oil, plus about 1 tablespoon of lemon juice. The first two certain soothe the throat, while the ubiquity of citrus in cold remedies gives it a vote in my book.
I combined the honey and olive oil in a small pot on the stove over
The result? It’s moderately effective. When I take about a tablespoon, I can feel it coat my throat, and my symptoms ease. However, I still cough a bit, and it doesn’t last long.
I’m a bit disappointed, though perhaps I’m expecting too much. I want to try a