Syrups characteristics

What is a syrup?

horsetail syrup with honey
Plantain syrup with honey for flu

A syrup is a medicinal preparation consisting on mixing 50% liquid from an infusion or decoction with 50 % brown sugar or honey.

How do you make a syrup?

Put half a liter of infusion or decoction with half a kilo of honey or sugar. Heat it and stir until the ingredients are thoroughly mixed.

How to use syrups?

The usual dose is set on one or two teaspoons two or three times daily.

How to store syrups?

Once cool, a syrup is stored in a glass vial with no sealing plug that allows the output of the fermentation gases.

Some very used syrups

Among the most commonly used syrups, we have, for example, the following:

Home made syrup for cough

Blackcurrant syrup for varices

Plantain syrup for flu

Cough syrups

– Etc..

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Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

23 May, 2019

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