homemade cough syrup with lemon and honey

Homemade Cough Syrup with Lemon and Honey

This homemade lemon cough syrup with lemon and honey is the perfect fix for a cough you can't kick or a sore throat. This homemade remedy is easy, healthy, and soothing. 


1 cup raw honey
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
2 pieces of 2-inch sections of lemon peel 
Juice of 2 lemons 
1 bunch of fresh thyme 
6 scoops of KOYAH lemon powder


  1. Add honey, olive oil, lemon peel, lemon juice, and bundled thyme to a medium saucepan. 
  2. Heat the mixture over low heat, occasionally stirring until the mixture thins. Be sure not to boil. Do this for about 20 minutes. 
  3. Remove the thyme bundle and discard.
  4. Stir in the KOYAH Lemon Powder
  5. Remove syrup from the heat.
  6. Allow it to cool, transfer it to a glass jar with a lid and store it in the fridge for up to 3 weeks. 
  7. For 1 serving: Take 1 tbsp of the syrup, add to 2 tbsp of boiling water, and stir. 

Yield: 16 servings

Recipe created by Kimberley of The Rocks & Dirt Bakery

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Edie Nelson

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