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At the first sign of a cough or sniffle, skip the trip to the corner drugstore try this All Natural DIY Pineapple Cough Syrup ~ it really works!


about a cup

Total time

0 minutes


  • 2 thick slices of fresh pineapple, peel removed, but core intact (about two good cups)
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • ½ tsp cayenne pepper (omit or reduce for children)
  • a thumb sized piece of fresh ginger, peeled and sliced or rough chopped
  • Lemon juiced


  1. Give the pineapple a rough chop, including the core, which is not only edible but particularly healthy.
  2. Blend everything up in a blender or food processor until smooth.
  3. Use as is, or push the mixture through a mesh strainer to get a smoother syrup.
  4. Keep in the refrigerator and take as needed.

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