Prescribed cough medication can have loads of unwanted side effects. These include blurred vision, confusion, irritation, drowsiness, difficulty in urination, and many more. Cough medicine is also one of the most addictive things on the market! You can gain a chemical dependence very fast. You can avoid these effects by this sweet recipe for cough.
The recipe contains ginger, sugar, water, ground cloves, honey, and lemon juice. The medicine can help you prevent cough and flu symptoms. It also boosts your immunity! It has also been said to help soothe a sore throat and other ailments.
½ tsp of ground ginger
1 cup of sugar
½ cup of water
¼ of a spoon of ground cloves
1 tbsp of honey
1 tbsp of lemon juice
Take a pan and add the sugar and the water into it. Then, add the lemon juice, the honey and the ginger. In the end, add ground cloves. Turn the heat on and stir well. When it starts to simmer, stir again and lower the heat. Then, leave it simmering for about 15-20 minutes, making sure you stir it regularly. While the ingredients are simmering, line a baking tray with a baking paper. After 15-20 minutes, take the pan off the heat and leave it to cool down. The mixture should be thick and dark. Use a spoon to put the syrupy mixture on the tray.
When you place the mixture on the tray, let them cool down for 20 minutes and cover them with a dusting of powdered icing sugar. This will prevent them from sticking. Take them off the paper and make sure they all are well coated. The sweets are ready! Put them in your mouth and let them dissolve slowly!