Persistent cough is a very common medical condition especially for this part of the year. But do you know that there is a remedy hidden in your home. Learn how to prepare a delicious natural cough syrup and restore your energy.
This syrup is so delicious that you will really enjoy while drinking it. Laurel has a special flavor and in the same time it is sweet and bitter, lemon makes it sour. Sugar in combination with water binds all flavors and distributes them throughout the body. You will need:
- 6 laurel leaves
- 5 dl water
- 6 tablespoons of brown sugar
- 1 lemon
Boil the water in a pot. Add the laurel leaves and cook them covered for 6-10 minutes. Remove the laurel leaves, pour them into a container, stir the sugar and squeeze a whole lemon in it. Mix well and wait until all the sugar is melted. Take one teaspoon several times a day. The first day you can take a teaspoon of the syrup whenever you cough.
The syrup can be kept in the fridge for several days. You can take it cold or hot. If you have other symptoms, after the syrup you can also take a slice of lemon and chew it. It is a very effective treatment against dry cough.