Many people turn to branded cough drops/sweets to help them ease a sore throat, probably because they think it’s far too difficult to make your own at home.
We wanted to share this brilliant video which has a simple to follow tutorial on how to make your own, to prove just how easy it actually is!
Here is a list of the ingredients needed:
- 1 cup of sugar
- 1/2 cup of water
- 1 tablespoon of Lemon Juice – Giving you a healthy does of Vitamin C
- 1 tablespoon of Manuka Honey – Honey is a natural cough suppressant and is extremely antibacterial
- 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger – Acting as an anti inflammatory and helps maintain the immune system
- 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves (or whole cloves ground up manually) – Reduces phlegm and is packed full of antioxidants
This method is easy to follow and makes enough cough sweets to last you for a long time! They taste great and there is even an option to melt them in hot water to use as a soothing drink too!
Watch the video here: