Homemade Pineapple Cough Syrup

Pineapple Cough Syrup

Soothe a Sore Throat with Natural Pineapple Remedies

The only thing worse than a sore throat is the sickly cough medicine that comes with it. If you’ve had enough spoonfuls of medicinal cherry-flavored liquid, try a natural (and better-tasting) alternative. Treat your sore throat with nature’s remedy: fresh pineapple juice. Our homemade pineapple cough syrup recipes will soothe your aches and ailments the natural way.

Healing Properties of Pineapple

Pineapple contains bromelain, a superstar enzyme known for its anti-inflammatory and pain reducing properties.Pineapple juice is also commonly known as a lytic agent. Lytic agents help thin out mucus to clear congestion. Fresh pineapple juice multi-tasks by clearing out your cough as a lytic agent and soothing a sore throat with bromelain’s pain-relieving properties. 

When considering pineapple as a sickness remedy, remember our queen fruit also includes:

  • High levels of vitamin C to support the immune system
  • Fiber to help digestion
  • Manganese, which helps prevent cell damage and aging
  • Beta carotene, copper, zince and folate

Pineapple Cough Syrup Recipe

Traditional Pineapple Cough Syrup Recipe

The most common pineapple cough remedy contains just a few simple ingredients. Make this traditional cough syrup at home and drink ¼ cup up to three times a day. Remember to drink plenty of water to assist the break down and clearing of mucus.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup fresh pineapple juice from a Chestnut Hill Farms pineapple (Learn to make fresh pineapple juice here)
  • pinch of salt
  • pinch of pepper
  • 1 1/2 tbsp honey

Directions

  1. Combine fresh pineapple juice, salt and pepper in a glass.
  2. Warm the honey slightly so it is easier to mix. Add into the pineapple juice mixer.
  3. Sip ¼ cup slowly up to three times a day to relieve sore throat symptoms. 
  4. Keep refrigerated.

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Slightly Spicy Pineapple Cough Syrup Recipe

If you’re looking to kick your sickness to the curb and not afraid of a little heat, try out this pineapple cough syrup remedy instead. The addition of a few key spices help clear congestion and give your immune system a boost.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup fresh pineapple juice from a Chestnut Hill Farms pineapple
  • pinch of salt
  • pinch of pepper
  • 1 1/2 tbsp honey
  • 3 inches ginger root
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper

Directions

  1. Combine fresh pineapple juice, salt, pepper, ginger root, lemon juice and cayenne pepper in a blender or food processor.
  2. Lightly warm the honey for easier mixing. Add into the blender or food processor and blend until smooth.
  3. Sip ¼ cup of the mixture slowly up to three times a day to relieve sore throat symptoms and clear congestion.
  4. Keep refrigerated.

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