Make Throat Soothers: Licorice-Ginger Pills

Combine the powers of licorice and ginger with these tasty Licorice-Ginger Pills. This homemade remedy is tasty and soothing for those with sore throats.

Ginger Root

Ginger provides relief from a cough, cold or sore throat.

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This tasty and soothing Licorice-Ginger Pills recipe is for singers and those with sore throats.

• 2 tablespoons licorice root powder
• 1 teaspoon gingerroot powder
• Honey
• Cinnamon or cocoa powder

1. Follow the instructions for making herbal pills in Make Throat Soothers with Licorice. Use honey and 1 to 2 drops water to form the paste, and cinnamon or cocoa powder as a thickener.

2. To use: Take 1 or 2 Licorice-Ginger Pills as needed.


Excerpted from Rosemary Gladstar’s Medicinal Herbs © Rosemary Gladstar. Used with permission of Storey Publishing. 

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