This potent potion helps break up congestion in the lungs. It's a good alternative cough syrup for people who react to the artificial colors and flavors in some commercial syrups.
Be advised: Honey is not recommended for children under the age of two. Please check with your physician.
1 onion, finely chopped
About 1-1/4 cups honey
1. Put the onion in a shallow bowl and pour on the honey to cover. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and let it sit at room temperature for about 8 hours, or overnight.
2. Discard the onion and bottle the syrup. Swirl 1 tablespoon of the syrup in tea or hot water, 3 times a day.
If the weather is damp: Take the syrup as is.
If the weather is dry: Swirl 1 teaspoon lemon juice into the tea or hot water before drinking.
From Healing Secrets of the Seasons: Recipes and Remedies That Soothe, De-stress, and Energize Throughout the Year, by Judith Benn Hurley.
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