Candy for cough and sore throat

Candy for cough and sore throat

Candy for cough and sore throat: thanks to natural ingredients such as ginger, cinnamon, honey, we can relieve cough and sore throat without resorting to classic over-the-counter drugs.

Cough and sore throat are two very common ailments, typical of the cold season. When these annoyances are repeated and prolonged over time, they can be quite annoying and disabling.

Fortunately, there are natural remedies for this kind of ailments that are really effective and without contraindications. In addition to the classic herbal teas and the classic natural remedies against these annoyances, we can prepare the typical sweets for sore throats at home that we usually buy at the pharmacy or herbalist's shop.

Candies for cough and sore throat, recipes

These candies that we will give you the recipes below are an excellent natural remedy for sore throat or sudden cough. They are easy to prepare recipes, they do not require special attention; just get simple foods like honey, ginger ... and other commonly used and easily available ingredients.

Honey and herb candies for sore throats

What we need

  • elderberry flavored herbal infusion
  • 1 tablespoon of organic honey
  • 1 tablespoon of organic lemon juice
  • 5 tablespoons of sugar, preferably cane

How it is prepared

  1. Leave the herb to infuse for at least twenty minutes
  2. Take a saucepan and pour the sugar together with the lemon
  3. Let it melt over a low heat then add the infusion slowly and mix
  4. Add the honey
  5. Mix well until the mixture begins to caramelize. Be careful not to burn the mixture
  6. Remove from the heat and let it rest for a few moments, until the bubbles have disappeared
  7. Pour the caramel mixture into the appropriate molds
  8. When the candies cool they will become solid, at this point take the candies out of the molds
  9. Store the candies in an airtight glass container

Ginger candies for sore throat

What we need:

  • 150 grams of organic honey
  • 30 ml of lemon juice
  • A pinch of grated ginger

How to proceed

  1. The procedure is the same as the one just explained. Therefore put all the ingredients in a saucepan and leave to caramelize over low heat
  2. As soon as the mixture is thick enough, remove from the heat
  3. Wait a few seconds then pour the mixture into the molds
  4. Place the molds in the freezer to solidify the mixture
  5. Take the candies out of the molds and store in an airtight jar

Lemon and honey candies for sore throat

What we need

  • 125 grams of brown sugar
  • 125 ml of warm water
  • 10 grams of organic honey
  • 5 ml of lemon juice

How to proceed

  1. Pour the sugar into a saucepan together with the water and lemon juice and mix until the sugar is well dissolved
  2. Put the saucepan over low heat and bring to a boil
  3. Add the honey and continue mixing until you get a caramel mixture
  4. As soon as it is ready, pour the mixture into the special molds then into the freezer to solidify
  5. After the necessary time, remove the homemade candies
  6. Wrap the candies in parchment paper and store in an airtight jar

Important recommendations: when preparing these recipes, be very careful not to burn yourself, as the mixture is really hot.

Unlike many sweets for sore throats that can be found in pharmacies, these have no contraindications or side effects and therefore can be consumed as often as you feel the need. The only side effect of these balsamic candies is that you won't be able to do without them as they are good and healthy!

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