Plant Magazine of Botanical-online September 2017

Natural remedies

Natural cough syrups

HOME MADE MEDICINE FOR COUGH AND COLD

Natural cough syrup recipe and properties

The decoctions of lettuce leaves are interesting for the affections of the respiratory tract, helping to combat cold, asthma attacks and bronchial spasms.

Lettuce (Lactuca sativa) is ideal for soothing cough, specially of nervous origin.

How to prepare lettuce syrup

You can make a lettuce syrup as the following remedy shows:

Lettuce syrup recipe

Ingredients:

- 150 g of fresh lettuce leaves.

- 1 cup of sugar

- 1 liter of water

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Lettuce

Preparation:

- Pour the water in a pot.

- Add the lettuce leaves

- Boil them for 15 minutes.

- Add a cap of sugar

- Stir it well

- Let it boil in low heat for 5 minutes.

Storing: Store it in a closed jar

How to take it? For cough or cold treatment Take 2 glasses a day of hot syrup.

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