Some of the world’s leading doctors gave their opinion on the often quite expensive products that are offered in pharmacies, and are no more effective than homemade recipes…
It is the products that are sold for cough and colds, whose season goes along with the cooler days.
- It is usually a waste of money buying preparations against coughing. Medical evidence about their effectiveness are very weak – warned the doctors, reports British newspaper The Mirror, which dealt with this subject for a long time.
The industry that produces this type of preparation is worth millions, but has virtually no evidence that these drugs are more effective than those that can be done at home, or that in any way affect the shortening of the duration of colds and coughs.
Moreover, the British National Health Service and officially recommended remedy of “folk medicine”, or honey and lemon, writes the same newspaper.
Here we have for you one folk remedy recipe against viruses and colds. Their regular side effect is cough, as a defensive process of the human body that it’s trying out a variety of harmful substances from the respiratory organs.
- 200 g sugar
- 200 ml of water
- 1 teaspoon of flaxseed
- 1 teaspoon sage
- 1 tablespoon marshmallow
- 1 lemon cut into cubes
Simmer all the ingredients for about 30 minutes, and then strain it. Optionally you can add a few tablespoons of honey. Leave in the refrigerator to cool and thicken.
Take a few tablespoons of this syrup every day.