Homemade cough drops enriched with essential oils are your trusted ally against cough and sore throats. They are simple to make and are immensely beneficial.
They are the real deal - way better than cough drops brought from the stores because they definitely deliver. Homemade cough drops are all about added benefits, the factory ones are glorified candies - full of harmful chemicals and added sugar. They are your powerful and potent weapon against cough, cold, and sore throats - and are delicious to make.
Raw honey should be used base ingredient here. A teaspoon of honey in itself melts away any irritation in your throat and brings immediate relief. Having it in the form of a cough drop fortified with a few essential oils only makes it more potent and sustained.
Essential Oils:-There are a lot of benefits of essential oils. But the catch lies in having them. The solution lies in adding them to the cough drops - in small doses only.
Ginger is yet another such essential oil that is beneficial as it relieves inflammation, eases congestion and acts as an antibiotic. It brings immediate relief from cough and acts against stomach ailments.
Peppermint oil helps against all forms of cough and respiratory illness; it also acts against mild fever and seasonal ailments like hay fever. It also acts as a breath freshener and provides relief from sore throat.
Lavender Essential oils possesses anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties and also fights against cough and sore throat. On top of all that, it is relaxing and induces sleep which is the most essential but an elusive requisite for a sick body.
A major ally in the fight against respiratory problems is Oregano oil. It is a powerful aid against inflammation and all forms of bacterial and viral infection.
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