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Can honey really cure coughs and colds?

Honey as a home remedy against colds, coughs and flus

Can honey really cure coughs and colds?

honey dipper in a honey jar
Honey is  helpful in relieving cough because of its various antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties. Due to its viscous nature, it coats the throat, causing a soothing effect.
This remedy is a spicy honey-cider syrup potent enough to calm a cough and soothe a sore throat. Recipe gently adapted from and with thanks to Good Food Matters


  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons honey 
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger

honey cough remedy


  • Place all the ingredients in a small jar and shake to combine.
  • Leave at room temperature for a few days or place in the refrigerator for longer storage.
  • Shake well each time, before using.
  • The spices will not dissolve into the liquid.
  • It will not be a thick syrup, it should remain watery.
  • Take as needed and have a happy and healthy new year!


Calories: 3kcal · Vitamin A: 5IU
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