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This homemade cough syrup made with lemon and honey (xarope caseiro para a tosse) is very easy and quick to make.
Grandma's Homemade Cough Syrup Recipe
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Grandma's Homemade Cough Syrup Recipe

Grandma's Homemade Cough Syrup Recipe

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7 tablespoons of honey7 tablespoons of brown sugarJuice of 3 lemons

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  1. Put everything in a pan and cook for a few minutes, stirring constantly until slightly thickened.
  2. Remove from the heat and let it cool.
  3. Place in a sterile, tightly closed jar.

Adults: 1 tablespoon 3 to 5 times daily
Children: 1 teaspoon 3 to 5 times a day

Recipe Credit: receitasdeportugal.com
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