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Expectorant (Cough Syrup)

November 10 2004 at 12:50 PM
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2 tablespoons minced onion
1/2 cup honey

Mix the ingredients in the top of a double boiler and cook very slowly for 2 hours.Strain through a coffee filter or cheesecloth and discard the onion pulp.Allow the syrup to come to room temperature before using.Store at room temperature in a bottle with a tight-fitting lid for up to 2 months.

To use,adults should take 1 to 2 tablespoons every 4 hours.Children between the ages of 8 and 15 should take 1 teaspoon every 4 hours.Do not use for a child younger than 8.

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