Go Back
Woman holding a jar of garlic salve in her kitchen.

Garlic Salve Cough Remedy

This garlic salve is the perfect home remedy for a cough. It's safe for babies, toddlers, and adults. Use as needed, multiple times daily, until cough is gone.
5 from 3 votes
Print Pin
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Author: Carolyn Thomas

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup coconut oil (slightly warm)
  • 3 Tbs olive oil
  • 8 cloves garlic (medium size)
  • 5 drops lavender essential oil

Instructions

  • Measure out all ingredients and peel the garlic.
  • Add all ingredients into a high powered blender and blend.
  • Scrape down sides of the blender as needed and continue blending until it's nice and smooth.
  • Pour into a glass jar and store in the refrigerator for up to two weeks.

Video

Notes

  • This salve smells very strongly of garlic, use multiple times daily. 
  • Salve is good for croup coughs, deep coughs, coughs accompanied with phlegm/mucus, and dry coughs.
  • This salve is not good for whooping cough.
  • Keep using salve for a couple days after your cough goes away to be sure it doesn't come back.
  • If your cough is persistent, check out this video on How to Make a Mustard Plaster.
Tried this recipe?We want to see! Tag @homesteadingfamily on Instagram.