Thursday, January 10, 2008

Honey Better Than Children’s Cough Syrups

Natural honey is a more effective remedy for children’s coughs than over-the-counter medicines, researchers say.

Honey did a better job of reducing the severity and frequency of night-time coughs. It also improved sleep quality for children and their parents.

Obviously it's not the honey in the grocery store which comes from bees fed sugar and so filtered and who-knows-what that there's no benefit at all.

So would need to get honey from the health food store.

Here's some links to resources on this topic:

From Mayo Clinic
ABC News
Research Study

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