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Herbal Remedies

Updated: Sep 10, 2021

Homemade Cough Syrup


  • 1½ cups organic raw honey

  • ½ cup organic extra virgin olive oil

  • 1-5 organic lemons, juiced (the more the better)


  • Add honey, olive oil and lemon juice to a small pot.

  • Stir.

  • Heat over medium heat just until steaming, stirring.

  • Remove from heat and let cool.

  • Place into a jar with a lid.

  • Store in the refrigerator

  • Take 1 tablespoon warmed as needed.

Notes: Use as soon as you feel a cold coming on. Use as many fresh lemons as you can stand. Stir and warm before using.Use by the teaspoon or tablespoon as needed. Also great for allergies.

Mosquito Bites

  • Male mosquitoes feed only on nectar, whereas female mosquitoes nourish their developing eggs with protein rich blood.

  • Mosquitoes prefer to bite ankles and wrists, where blood vessels are nearer to the skin's surface.

  • Mosquitoes spit an anticoagulant under our skin, leaving us with whatever disease they're carrying (encephalitis, malaria, West Nile virus, yellow fever).

  • Lemon Eucalyptus oil can be used to repel mosquitoes.

  • Cool the area of the bite to constrict the capillaries near the skin's surface and reduce swelling. Try a cool compress.

  • Remember not to scratch the bite; this will only make it worse.

  • To eliminate the itch, rub on meat tenderizer or lemon juice.

  • White vinegar is another remedy for relieving the itch of insect bites. Apply it in full strength. Don't use vinegar if the area is raw.

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