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Home-made Expectorant & Digestive Drink

This concoction is designed to enhance your digestive system and alleviate colds, coughs, and congestion. Whether you're feeling unwell or simply want to improve your gut health, give this drink a shot!

This preparation that can help relieve congestions, promote the discharge of phlegm and mucus from the body, and clear the lungs and nasal passages. Not only that, but it can also help with stomach issues and has a cough relieving action.

This preparation is perfect for those who are feeling weighed down by mucus and congestion and want to feel lighter and full of energy. It can also help you focus your mental energy on whatever you decide to do next.

You can have this preparation twice a day, either after meals or between meals. It's a natural and effective way to clear your respiratory passages and promote overall health. Give it a try and let me know how it works for you!

To make this drink, you'll need:

  • 4 Raisins 'or' 1 dates 'or' a licorice teabag.

  • 3 black peppercorns,

  • 3 cardamom buds,

  • 3 cloves,

  • 1 cinnamon stick,

  • A few slices of fresh ginger,

  • A few slices of lemon or lime,

  • 2 cups of water and

  • Good quality honey only when the preparation is room temperature


Put all the ingredients except the honey in a pan and add 2 cups of water. Boil this for 5 minutes and then turn off the gas. Let it rest for 20 minutes.

Once the preparation is at room temperature, add good quality honey to taste.

Children can also benefit from it, but they may like it a bit sweeter and more diluted with three cups of water.

Additionally, you can adjust the amount of water to your needs. If you prefer your drink to be spicier, you can reduce the amount of water and only add 1 1/2 cups instead of 2 cups.

If you're experiencing more congestion, mucus, or indigestion, you can reduce the amount of liquid to make the drink more concentrated and effective.

Remember, this drink is a natural and effective way to boost your immune system and promote overall health. So, feel free to adjust the recipe to your liking and needs.

If you're interested in learning more about the benefits of using spices in your diet, I highly recommend checking out this link here. You'll be amazed at the many benefits that spices can provide!


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