Homemade HCL abbreviation of Honey, coconut and lemon is perfect cough syrup and also boost our immune system.
Honey and Lemon Cough Syrup with Coconut Oil is a good recipe worth trying. Mixing honey, lemon juice and coconut oil as main ingredients could make a very powerful immune boosting syrup that will help alleviate coughs and sore throats.
Honey and Lemon Cough Syrup with Coconut Oil
3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice or 4 drops Young Living Essential Oils
1/4 cup local raw honey
2 tablespoons coconut oil
-Mix all the ingredients together in a small saucepan and heat over low until coconut oil is melted.
-Take warm syrup by the spoonful as desired. You can also mix the syrup into hot water or tea.
-Once the syrup is cooled the coconut oil will harden. Gently warm the syrup up before using. Store in refrigerator for up to a month.
Ingredients Health Effects
Honey has anti-viral and anti-microbial properties. It’s widely recognized for it’s ability to calm a cough and is found in many over-the-counter remedies. Local honey is also helpful for allergies. Taking a few teaspoons of local raw honey a day prior to pollen season can be effective in boosting your immunity to pollen!
Coconut oil is rich in antioxidants and contains lauric acid, which is anti-bacterial and anti-viral. Coconut oil can be used to help prevent colds by boosting the immune system. Studies have shown that coconut oil is helpful for hypothyroid and diabetes and can even slow the progression of Alzheimer’s.
Lemon juice is often used in home remedies for a good reason! It is known to help boost the immune system and also has antiviral and antibacterial properties. I personally like to drink lemon juice when I have a stuffy nose. It helps to clear my sinuses so I can breathe better.