Sunflower Seed Bronchitis And Cold Remedy


Sunflower seed Bronchitis and Cold Remedy

The good Mrs. Grieve gives the following recipe for bronchitis and cough. The Holland gin to which she refers is known as Jenever, the juniper-flavored and strongly alcoholic traditional liquor of the Netherlands and Belgium.

Ingredients: Sunflower seed and gin
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Recipe Instructions: :The following preparation is recommended: Boil 2 oz. of the seeds in 1 quart of water, down to 12 oz. and then strain. Add 6 oz. of good Holland gin and 6 oz. of sugar. Give in doses of 1 to 2 teaspoonsful, three or four times a day.
Source: Grieve, Maud Mrs. "A Modern Herbal Vol I" (1931)

Tags and Uses for this Remedy

  • Bronchitis :A nagging cough that lingers and causes difficulty in breathing is often symptomatic of bronchitis.
  • Cough :Homemade cough syrups and herbal medicine teas make use of simple ingredients like honey and infused with healing herbs.
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