Honey, Vinegar, and Onion Syrup

by Bea
(Lachine, Quebec )

When we were little, at the onset of winter my mother would make up a batch of syrup with a recipe handed down from her grandmother. She made it in large amounts, but the basics are as follows:

2 cups honey (liquid works best)
1 large onion, chopped
1/2 cup cider vinegar (it needs to be real cider vinegar, not just the flavored stuff)

Simmer for about 5 hours, stirring occasionally, and adjusting the honey and vinegar amounts as needed.

Then, strain through cheesecloth, and store in a glass jar with a tight-fitting lid.

It works beautifully for sore throats, laryngitis, and coughs.

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Feb 04, 2011
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How much to take
by: Bea

Sorry, I forgot to mention that.

Two tablespoons every four hours.

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How much do you take?
by: Elizabeth

HI, I have heard about this way to treat a sore throat. How much of the concoction were you supposed to take?

thanks, Elizabeth

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