Traditional medicine, also known as folk medicine, includes medical characteristics of traditional knowledge that is established and developed throughout generations within all the societies long before the age of modern medicine.

It is a knowledge that is gathered through experiences of different cultures, skills, and practices that proved to have а positive effect on one’s health in treatment and prevention of physical and mental disorders.

In treating the common cold, cough, and bronchitis there are many effective medical treatments that sometimes can be very expensive.

Medications can often be damaging to our liver and kidneys if taken in excessive amounts.

Here is a recipe for relieving the symptoms of the common cold, help soothe an irritant cough and prevent bronchitis.

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You will need:

  • 2 cups of Barley Malt Syrup
  • 4 onions
  • 1 cup grated ginger
  • 2 lemons
  • 50 grams milled walnuts
  • 7 tablespoon raw honey
  • 1.5-liter water


Slice the onions into small cubes, and squeeze the lemons into juice.

Heat the Barley Malt Syrup into a skillet over medium heat. Stir it until heated. When it is heated, add the onions and ginger, and cook for 3-4 minutes, then add the water and bring it to boil. Boil it, stirring occasionally until the water reduces by a third. Remove it from the oven and leave it to cool.

When the mixture is cold, add the milled walnuts, the lemon juice, and the honey, mix it all thoroughly and leave it overnight.

In the morning, stir it well once again and strand the liquid into a glass jar or glass bottle.

Keep it in the refrigerator and take one tablespoon before each meal.

Take it until you finish the bottle, and make it again if necessary.

All the ingredients in this healing potion have healing compounds, antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties, and essential nutrients including vitamins and minerals, which are proven to have a positive effect in improving the function of the immune system.