Try this home remedy cough syrup to soothe annoying coughs and help clear the chest. It’s particularly useful for stubborn night time coughs, which can be a tad annoying for everyone in the house.


  • 2 cored pears chopped into quarters (peel on)
  • 1 mandarin or tangerine skin baked (for 5mins) or dried
  • 2 slices of ginger
  • 1 tbs of honey
  • 1 lemon cut in half
  • 3 cups of water


  1. Add pears and peel to water and bring to boil
  2. Reduce to a simmer and add ginger
  3. Reduce to two cups
  4. Squeeze and add lemon
  5. Add honey
  6. Stir and drain
Published on February 4, 2013