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Honey Thyme Cough Syrup

Thyme has been used for years to help soothe irritated throats and halt coughing. It’s quick and easy to make your own all-natural thyme cough syrup.

Honey Thyme Cough Syrup

Ingredients:

• 1 cup water
• 2 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves (or 2 teaspoons dried)
• 1⁄2 cup raw, unpasteurized honey

Instructions:

In a small saucepan, bring water to a boil. Remove from heat, add thyme and cover with a lid. Allow to sit for 15 to 20 minutes or longer. Strain. Whisk in honey until combined. Store in a glass jar in the refrigerator for up to 2 months. Makes about 1-1⁄2 cups.

Learn more about thyme in All About Thyme.


Adapted with permission from the upcoming book 60 Seconds to Boost Your Brain Power by Michelle Schoffro Cook (Rodale, 2015).

Published on Apr 10, 2015

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