Introduction: An All-purpose Home Remedy: Herbal Extract

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This is a simple recipe to make an all purpose herbal extract for cough, cold, constipation and headache. The ingredients are simple and easily available at home / kitchen garden

Step 1: Ingredients Required

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  • A handful of Holy Basil leaves
  • Four or five Betel leaves
  • About ten grains of Black pepper
  • One tablespoon of Honey

Step 2: Harvest

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Harvest fresh Basil and betel leaves from the garden.

Step 3: Method

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  • Clean the basil and betel leaves in water
  • Using pestle, lightly crush leaves
  • Transfer the crushed leaves into a bowl and add a glass of clean water
  • Add black pepper and Simmer for five to six minutes
  • Remove from heat and strain out the liquid
  • Add a tablespoon of honey and stir well

Step 4: Herbal Extract Is Ready

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Now the herbal extract is ready. This juice can be used to cure cough, cold, head ache and even constipation. Even if you are not suffering from any of the above, consumption of this juice regularly is good for health. Hoping you too get benefited from this herbal juice.


suvarna lakshmi (author)2014-04-18

You are most welcome.Thank you.

berghenry (author)2014-04-16

Wow this is really the most practical and easist steps to follow in instructables! I have printed out these steps and, after the rain stops, I will soon get out to fetch some leaves. Thanks Suvarna!

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