Homemade Lemon, Honey & Thyme Cough Syrup Recipe

Date Posted: 7 July 2023 

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This is a simple recipe for homemade cough syrup is easily you can make using ingredients you may have at home!


  • Handful of fresh thyme sprigs
  • 2 cups Water
  • 1/2 cup Raw Honey
  • 1/2 a lemon, chopped
  • A clean, sterlized jar approximately 500ml size

At the time of posting, our raw honey is only available in store.


  1. Place the lemon in a clean, sterilized jar and cover with the honey.
  2. Place the thyme and water in a saucepan.
  3. Bring the water to the boil, then on a gentle simmer and reduce the liquid to half, leaving approximately 1 cup. Leave to cool for a while.
  4. Strain and remove the thyme sprigs and leaves from the tea water.
  5. Add the tea water to the honey jar and stir it well.
  6. Give a shake and use a spoonful as needed.
  7. Store in the fridge for up to a month.

Happy making!

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