Although we were all enjoying the holidays, it’s also a period of the flu, thus you should try and prevents the symptoms, such as sniffling, coughing and sore throat.

Many people reach towards lozenges right away, but although they successfully fight against coughs, they are full of dangerous chemicals that cause other side-effects and don’t address the problem from its root.

Although coughs can be pretty irritating, it’s a natural reflex with beneficial purpose, because it clears the larger passages from foreign particles, microbes and secretions.

Since we live in a more and more toxic environment, coughing can protect us against some deadly particles, so we manage to avoid getting a number of airborne diseases.

Still, if the coughs are painless and temporary, it can be helpful, but if it’s chronic, it needs to be immediately treated.
Cough treatment needs to treat the real cause because it sometimes should cure your whole body. Some lozenges contain ingredients that ease the congestion and have a direct impact on your heart rate.

Even though ephedrine, pseudoephedrine hydrochloride and dextromethorphan suppress the symptoms of cough, they can also cause negative effects as well as interact with the other medications you take.

These natural anti-cough drops are tasty and include ingredients that strengthen your immune system and thus speed up recovery time. This is what you should do:

Ingredients:

• 100 grams of raw honey
• 100 mililiters coconut oil
• A little Ceylon cinnamon

Benefits of these ingredients:

Raw honey has powerful anti-fungal, antibacterial and antiviral properties which alleviate a sore throat and soothe the coughs. A recently conducted study has found that honey is more efficient in alleviating nighttime coughs in little children than cough syrups.

Also, raw honey treats inflammations of the respiratory system, prevents breathing difficulties, cleans the liver and maintains intestinal health.

Coconut oil is rich in lauric acid that destroys the bad bacteria, viruses and fungi and also helps prevent infections. Also it supports mineral absorption in the bones and lowers blood pressure as well as high levels of cholesterol.

Instructions:

Put the coconut oil in a bowl and whip until turns frothy. Next, gradually add honey and continue whipping to get a thick paste. Then, add cinnamon.

Then, pour this mixture in empty ice cube tray and put them in the freezer for 30 minutes. You can keep the cough drops in a glass jar in the fridge for two months.

These drops can be used to prevent coughs every day.