Cough remedy: white radish + honey
Since the Edo period, Japanese have used honey white radish to relieve cough and phlegm. The production method is simple and natural, everyone can make it at home as long as you have honey and white radish. It’s a very simple recipe.
White radish is rich in vitamin C, vitamin B, minerals, crude fiber. It can help synthesize both red and white blood cells in bone marrow. It also has anti-bacterial properties.
Honey is a popular health food. It has a sterilizing effect and can inhibit the growth of bacteria. In some Asian countries, people believe that drinking a teaspoon of honey before going to bed can reduce coughing, and the effect is as good as cough suppressant.
Honey White Radish Syrup Recipe
1) Peel and dice white radish.
2) Put the diced white radish into a glass jar and pour honey, covering half of the white radish.
3) Leave it at room temperature overnight, and wait until the white radish is syrupy.
4) Mix one teaspoon of the honey white radish syrup with warm water, and drink it 4 to 5 times a day. The cough should get better the next day. If you don't like water, you can also use hot water or black tea. This method is also effective for asthma.