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‘Cough Drops’

Horehound Cough Drops

Print Horehound Cough Drops Recipe type: Cough Syrup For: First Aid Prep time:  10 mins Cook time:  25 mins Total time:  35 mins   Ingredients 4 handsful fresh or frozen horehound leaves or 2 handsful dried leaves ½ teaspoon crushed aniseed, fennel seeds or licorice root tea 3 crushed cardamom seeds 12 ounces granulated sugar 12 ounces brown sugar 1 pint water 1 bowl ice cold water Instructions Place the herbs in a pint of simmering water for 20 minutes on low heat. Strain the liquid into a small bowl, pressing the herbs to express all the “juice.” Return the liquid to the pan, adding both sugars. Over a medium flame, boil until the sugar is dissolved. To make the drops: drop ½ teaspoon of the mixture, which should be a syrup, into the… Read More