Homemade Cough Syrup

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Mirj2338

Just a little something to get rid of that tickle in the back of your throat.

Top Review by mamacancook

Not for the kiddos...but it will help when OTC just isn't calming a cough...I've always know this recipe with whiskey and no glycerine (lol-nickname "hillbilly cough syrup) but let me just tell ya...I had to do this a couple nights ago because I wasn't getting to sleep after 2hrs of coughing...We have no whiskey on hand...in fact-only alcohol in the house was a bottle of Bacardi 151 (a "gift" from a friend-that has BARELY been touched it's so strong)...So...honey...lemon...151 I had to add it to juice (I only made a single dose) it was so strong-but knocked the cough out long enough for me to go to sleep.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix ingredients to-gether in a saucepan and simmer 15 minutes then bottle.
  2. Take 2 tsp.
  3. every 4 hours.

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