Suffering from a severe bout of cold and cough that just won’t go away? Is your nose so congested that you are not able to breathe properly and your voice sounds like a croaked frog? The worst part is, this cold and cough strike you down when you already have a lot to do and you cannot afford any more sick leaves from work.
Suffering from cold is especially annoying if you have an important presentation or meeting coming up. After all, you want people to take you seriously, instead of paying attention to your croaked voice. While the weather continues to get worst (hello chilly winters), there is no escape from sneezing co-workers and coughing commuters.
So, if you have been struggling with a terrible cold for the last few days, we may have the perfect solution for you. (You don’t have to step out of the comfort of your home)
Before you pop in some pills, we bring you an easy-peasy home remedy to cure your woes. Not only is this remedy really easy to make, but it will also help you soothe your throat naturally.
The best part is you won’t need to make any rounds to your local market, just open your kitchen cabinet and you are good to go!
1. One teaspoon lemon juice
2. A pinch of grated ginger
3. One cup of water
4. One teaspoon of honey
5. One pinch of black pepper
6. One teaspoon of apple cider vinegar
How to make this super-easy cough syrup:
Put all the ingredients on the stove and bring the concoction to boil. Store the concoction in an airtight glass jar.
The benefits of the syrup
While black pepper helps in fighting infection, raw honey helps in soothing the cough. On top of it, ginger helps in getting rid of the toxins in your body.
The best way to have this syrup is to gulp up it down your throat and follow it by a cup of water. You should always ensure that all the ingredients mentioned above suit you and are allergy tested.
Tip: Always consult your trusted medical professional in case of any problem and use your own discretion.