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Herbal Candy: Sage Honey Cough Syrup Recipe

Use this Sage Honey Cough Syrup to soothe tickly throats and coughs.
By Sarah Goldschmidt
August/September 2012
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Fresh sage lends an herbal flavor to this soothing syrup.
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Use this Sage Honey Cough Syrup to soothe tickly throats and coughs.

• 3/4 cup wildflower honey
• 1/4 cup water
• 1 teaspoon lemon juice
• 1 tablespoon fresh sage, chopped

1. Stir all ingredients over medium heat until simmering. Remove from heat and let steep, covered, for 10 minutes.

2. Strain honey mixture and store in a sealed glass jar. Keeps in the refrigerator for up to 3 months.

Tip: This Sage Honey Cough Syrup is great for sore throats or tickly coughs.


Sarah Goldschmidt whips up herbal candies for lucky family and friends. She is looking forward to her first curated exhibit and the launch of an artisanal marketplace called Aeolus Studio. 

Click here for the main article, Sweet Botanicals: Homemade Herbal Candy.








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