This syrup for sore and inflamed throats and with the addition of honey is very moisturizing and soothing.
1partCinnamon barkNot powdered Cinnamon powder as it will clump and be hard to mix in
Combine herbs with water in a saucepan, using 2 ounces of herbs per quart of water. Over low heat, simmer the liquid down to 1 pint. While simmering keep lid slightly ajar so steam can escape. This will give you a very concentrated, thick tea.
Strain the herbs from the liquid. Compost the herbs and pour the liquid back in the pot.
Add 1 cup of honey (or other sweetener) to each pint of liquid.
Warm the honey and liquid together only enough to mix well.
Optional: When the syrup is finished heating,you may add a fruit concentrate or a touch of brandy to help preserve and to aid as a relaxant in cough formulas.
Remove from heat and bottle for use. Syrups will last for several weeks to even months, if refrigerated.Take 1–2 teaspoons every hour or two throughout the day, or use whenever a bout of coughing starts up.
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