Saturday, April 10, 2010

Onion Coughs Remedies

Homemade Onions Recipes for Coughs

Onions form a useful remedy for coughs and bronchitis. They can be taken as a decoction.

Cut 3-6 onions, put into a pint of water, boil for 5-10 minutes, strain and sweeten with honey. Drink 5-6 times a day, 3 tablespoonsful at a time.

They can also be prepared as a syrup. Boil quarter pound of chopped onions in half a bottle of water for 5-10 minutes, strain, add 10 tablespoons of sugar and boil gently until it is of a thick syrup consistency.

Dose: 2-6 teaspoonsful per day.