Herbal Slippery Elm Cough Syrup

Herbal Slippery elm cough syrup

This wonderful syrup will sooth a sore throat and calm coughs. Use 2 ounces of dried herbs to 1 quart of pure water. Simmer herbs over low heat until you reduce the liquid by half. Strain and mix liquid with 1 cup of honey to each pint of liquid while still warm.

  • 2 parts slippery elm bark
  • 2 parts valerian
  • 2 parts comfrey root
  • 1 part wild cherry bark
  • 2 parts licorice root
  • 1 part ginger root
  • 1 part cinnamon bark
  • 4 parts fennel seeds
  • 1/8 part orange peel
Slippery Elm * Valerian * Comfrey * Licorice * Wild Cherry * Ginger * Cinnamon * Fennel *
Recipe Instructions: Syrup
Source: Gladstar, Rosemary. "Herbal Healing for Women",(1993)

Tags and Uses for this Remedy

  • Cough :Homemade cough syrups and herbal medicine teas make use of simple ingredients like honey and infused with healing herbs.
  • Sore Throat :Herbal teas, steams, and gargles are the perfect vehicles for delivering powerful herbal medicine right where you need it for a sore throat
  • Syrup :Home cough and cold syrups using honey, glycerin and herbs. Recipes for slippery elm cough syrup and old fashioned elderberry rob.
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