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Onion and garlic syrup - try it for colds and coughs


More and more parents want to treat their children with safe methods, such as grandma's ways of colds and coughs. One of the most popular suggestions among them is onion and garlic syrup - an enriched version of the basic recipe for onion syrup. How to prepare a home mixture strengthening, removing bacteria and fighting viruses? You will learn from this post.

Why onion and garlic?

Onion effectively relieves the symptoms of infection. Contains large amounts of vitamin C, A, B, as well as phosphorus, iron, calcium, sulfur and essential oils.

Garlic is it natural antibiotic fights infections, inhibits bacterial growth. It has a very rich composition, contains flavonoid compounds, valuable amino acids, saponins, sugars, mucous compounds, vitamins (from groups B, C and A) and important microelements - cobalt, chromium, nickel.

Garlic due to its sharp taste, a specific smell should be included in the child's diet small quantities. You can give it already in 10-11 months old, initially preferably after heat treatment to get rid of its intense taste.

Onion and garlic syrup: recipe

  • 2 medium onions
  • a few chopped garlic cloves

Peel and chop the onion into small cubes, chop the garlic. Put in a bowl and fill so as to cover the entire surface with sugar or pour honey. After a few hours, onions and garlic will begin to juice, or syrup.

We store the ready syrup in the fridge for 1-2 days.

Onion and garlic syrup: how to serve?

Onion and garlic syrup should be given several times a day, one teaspoon.

Onion and garlic syrup - since when? Child's age

Some experts recommend that onion syrup with garlic should be served only from second year of life. Many parents, however, have a different opinion and give this home remedy much faster, initially in small amounts, observing the child's reactions. If the toddler does not reveal signs of abdominal pain or other symptoms of poor tolerance, the drug in many homes becomes effective and irreplaceable at the first signs of infection.

Do you know the onion and garlic syrup? Do you use? Or maybe you add other ingredients to the syrup? What are your opinions on this subject?