There’s no better way to soothe a scratchy throat and cough than with homemade cough drops full of healthy, all-natural ingredients! Sure, store bought cough drops get the job done … but it’s no secret that those are full of sugar and artificial ingredients. And what good are sugary lozenges going to do for your body besides temporarily soothe that sore throat of yours? These four cough drop recipes are full of vitamin-rich ingredients that can not only help soothe your sore throat but may also help you kick that nasty cough and cold and get you back on your feet!

  1. Honey, Lemongrass and Ginger Cough Drops
    Foodie With Family shares this cough drop recipe that is full of honey and lemony goodness. Add in the ginger tea and you’ve got one great combination. With those all-natural, cold-fighting ingredients, that pesky cough doesn’t stand a chance!
  2. Honey, Coconut Oil and Cinnamon Cough Drops
    This three-ingredient cough drop recipe from the Coconut Mama is quick and simple! And what’s more? It’s made with ingredients you may already have in the house! The minute you feel a cold coming on, make these cough drops for sweet relief from a scratchy throat.
  3. Honey, Coconut Milk, Ginger and Turmeric Cough Gummies
    The Cook’s Pyjamas shares a homemade cough drop recipe that is in gummy form! These  cold-busting, delicious and adorable gummies are perfect for kids whenever a cough gets them down. But don’t worry, they don’t have to be just for kids!
  4. Honey, Peppermint, Chamomile, Ginger and Cinnamon Cough Drops 
    All sorts of antioxidant-filled and flavorful ingredients combine to fight off your cough and cold in this recipe from the Frugal Farm Wife. Whether it’s peppermint or thieves essential oil, add a few drops to this recipe for an extra boost to the immune system!

From honey to ginger to essential oils … these cough drops are the best natural cold and flu remedies. Besides soothing that scratchy throat and cough, they’re great for boosting the immune system and helping you fight off whatever symptoms you’re facing, without all of the sugar and artificial ingredients.  Be sure to keep these homemade cough drop recipes on hand because you never know when a cold might sneak up on you!

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