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Plantain syrup


– For cough (chronic or chesty) or bronchitis.

Plantain syrup for cough


– Fresh leaves, stems and roots of narrow leaf plantain

– 33.8 fl. oz. (1 liter) of water

– 2.2 lb. (1 kg) of brown sugar

– 1 saucepan

Plantain syrup


– Wash the plantain well, i.e., leave it under running water for a while

– Cover the plantain with water in a saucepan

– Cook on low heat for several hours

– Crush (make the juice come out), filter (through a sieve), add candied sugar (around 2.2 lb/1 kg for the equivalent of one saucepan)

– Cook again (add a handful of dried juniper berries at this point if you wish)

– Pour the hot syrup into small scalded (sterilized) bottles, seal hermetically


– Use 1 to 2 tablespoons of this syrup in hot tea (several times a day)

Plantain syrup dosage

Shelf life
– 6 to 12 months, stored in a dry place

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Informations sur la rédaction de cet article et la date de la dernière modification: 08.06.2016