Buckhorn plantain cough syrup

Required material

50 g dried buckhorn plantain (easy to collect and dry yourself)

1 litre water

300 mg honey

1 dark bottle


If you have a cold with coughing, buckhorn plantain can promote the production of sputum, loosen phlegm and prevent inflammation.

To make the syrup, add about 50 grams of buckhorn plantain to 1 litre of water and leave to infuse for 20 minutes.

Strain, then simmer the water until it is reduced by half. Now add 300 mg of honey, pour the syrup into bottles (preferably dark glass) and store in the fridge.

1 tablespoon of the syrup can be taken up to 3 times a day, as needed. Finished products are available from pharmacies and drug stores.


Buckhorn plantain cough syrup can have the following effects:

  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Antibacterial
  • Decongestant
  • Expectorant
  • Strengthens the immune system

Helps against

Coughing, phlegm


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