homemade medicine for cough and cold | cough and cold candy recipe

homemade medicine for cough and cold

homemade medicine for cough and cold | cough and cold candy recipe

homemade medicine for cough and cold | cough and cold candy recipe with step wise video & pictorial method .

homemade medicine for cough and cold

The two ailments, Cough and cold, know no season or major reason behind their arrival. Either it be kids or adults, these 2 problems often come across. Therefore we have a solid reason to prepare this homemade medicine for cough and cold being chemical free and easy to make. Although this homemade medicine for cough and cold have a medicinal purpose, but children will not take it as a medicine only because it is good in taste and they will love it like any other candy.

So whenever anyone is having a cough or cold in your family, just make homemade medicine for cough and cold and give it to them. All you need to suck them in your mouth like any other candy. This is not necessary that only a person suffering from cough and cold can have it but you can give it to anyone because it is made with common ingredients from the kitchen which have no side effects. So these candies are no way harmful to anyone. This homemade medicine for cough and cold is the best remedy for the sore throat too.

homemade medicine for cough and cold

But in case of choronical cough & cold, only a Doctor should be consulted.


VIDEO RECIPE of homemade medicine for cough and cold



TEXT RECIPE of homemade medicine for cough and cold


Basil leaves/Tulsi ke Pattay – 8-10
Sugar – 1 Cup
Dry Ginger Powder/ Sonth Powder – 1/2 tsp
Cloves/Loung – 5
Honey – 1 tsp
Lemon Juice – 1 tbsp
Water – 1 Cup
Icing sugar – as per need

Special Equipments needed

Butter paper


1. Wash Basil leaves & Crush cloves to powder and keep aside.

2. Take 1 cup of water in a pan and add Basil leaves in it. Put it on a high flame.

3. When the water begins to boil, bring the flame on low.

4. Let the water boil until it reduces to 1/2 cup.

5. Switch off the flame and remove Basil leaves from the water.

6. Now add Sugar, ginger powder, powdered cloves, lemon juice and honey in that water.

7. Again switch on the flame on high flame.

8. Bring the flame on low when the water begins to boil. Keep stirring.

9. Let the water boil for 15 to 20 minutes.

10. When the water reaches to some thick consistency like that of a soup, switch off the flame.

11. Put the drops of syrup on butter paper one by one with the help of a spoon.

12. After the droplets are placed, again sprinkle some icing sugar on the drops.

13. Within 2 to 3 minutes, those droplets will turn hard and become like a candy.

Store them in a dry and cool place in some airtight jar along with some of the icing sugar, so that candies shouldn’t stick to each other.

homemade medicine for cough and cold


* If you don’t have Basil leaves, then only take 1/2 Cup of water and begin the process from step 6.

* Use fresh ginger juice in case of non availability of ginger powder.

* The substitute of icing sugar is powdered sugar. Just grind some sugar in a grinder and use accordingly.

*Silicone sheet gives better results than butter paper but no worry in case your don’t have such sheet. We too don’t have but butter paper went fine.


Feel Free To Ask Queries, If Any…




  • sneakpeekintomykitchen
    Posted at 09:11h, 03 February Reply

    nice recipe payal,sure will give it a try.

    • blessmyfoodbypayal
      Posted at 09:21h, 03 February Reply

      Glad you liked it. Thanks a lot.

  • psychologistmimi
    Posted at 08:04h, 30 December Reply

    this is perfect for this time of the year!!!

    • blessmyfoodbypayal
      Posted at 03:55h, 30 December Reply

      Yeah absolutely. Much need in winters. And thanks a lot for stepping into our blog.

  • Mandi Em
    Posted at 07:14h, 29 December Reply

    Awesome ideas! Gonna have to try these!

    • blessmyfoodbypayal
      Posted at 02:24h, 29 December Reply

      Yah sure….you must. And thanks a lot for dropping by.

  • Anonymous
    Posted at 00:36h, 29 December Reply

    Wow!!! Very useful post.

    • blessmyfoodbypayal
      Posted at 19:20h, 28 December Reply

      Thanks a bunch for appreciating and liking it.

    • blessmyfoodbypayal
      Posted at 19:23h, 28 December Reply

      Thanks for your appreciation.

  • Terre
    Posted at 23:01h, 20 December Reply

    What is butter paper?

    • Terre
      Posted at 23:02h, 20 December Reply

      Ha, I decided to look it up. I was thinking it was parchment paper. Interesting. I have never heard the term butter paper. 🙂 Thanks!

  • Anonymous
    Posted at 22:37h, 20 December Reply

    Looks delicious

    • blessmyfoodbypayal
      Posted at 17:09h, 20 December Reply

      Thank you. These are for secure.

  • Bhavana
    Posted at 12:14h, 20 December Reply

    Much needed in winter. Thanks for sharing

    • blessmyfoodbypayal
      Posted at 06:47h, 20 December Reply

      Glad you found it useful. Thanks a ton for dropping by our blog.

  • Sandhya
    Posted at 02:48h, 16 December Reply

    Great post!

    • blessmyfoodbypayal
      Posted at 02:54h, 16 December Reply

      Thank you.

  • piompibe
    Posted at 18:40h, 14 December Reply


    • blessmyfoodbypayal
      Posted at 05:27h, 20 March Reply


  • jyo
    Posted at 19:29h, 13 December Reply

    Healthiest recipe….nice share !!

    • blessmyfoodbypayal
      Posted at 19:38h, 13 December Reply

      Thanks a million..

  • Sudhir Chauhan
    Posted at 10:13h, 13 December Reply

    Those candies look amazing…..

    • blessmyfoodbypayal
      Posted at 05:04h, 13 December Reply

      Thanks a lot

  • piompibe
    Posted at 23:06h, 11 December Reply

    Earlier I thought differently, many thanks for the help in this question.

  • Vedneugh
    Posted at 01:40h, 11 December Reply

    En esto algo es. Gracias por la ayuda en esta pregunta. Todo genial simplemente.
    jav at home

    • blessmyfoodbypayal
      Posted at 07:18h, 11 December Reply

      Can you please explain your comment in English?

  • Anonymous
    Posted at 18:55h, 10 December Reply

    A recipe to bookmark

    • blessmyfoodbypayal
      Posted at 16:00h, 10 December Reply


  • Anonymous
    Posted at 01:04h, 10 December Reply

    Will try this but as per ayurveda honey should नीट be heated. What’s your opinion and suggestion for that.

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