Throat bitter


Szom the throat bitter

Szom herbs
Preparation time
5 minutes
Number of servings
100g Szom Bitters mix consisted of 8 herbs
1L glass jar
7dl pálinka
0.5 L pálinka
0-5 L pálinka
Recipe instruction

After unpacking, pour the entire contents of the bag into a half-liter jar.
Pour full of good quality fruit brandy and seal.
Keep in a light-protected place for at least two weeks, shaking occasionally.
Once settled and clear, the brandy can be filtered and stored in a separate bottle.
Label it with a 1.
Pour the plants left at the bottom of the jar again with your brandy.
After at least 2 weeks, filter again and label 2 with the resulting tincture.
For the third time, pour the plants left in the bottle with your brandy and wait at least 2 weeks, then filter and label 3 with the storage bottle to fill the tincture.
1 contains the strongest active ingredients, it is used when there is high fever, severe sore throat, cough, respiratory disease.
The use of tincture 2 is recommended if you feel that you are scratching your throat with the feeling of altered onset of respiratory disease. Drink one teaspoon at a time, you can repeat 3-4 times a day.
You don’t have to drink more than a deciliter a day.
Use the tincture in bottle 3 for prevention. When you hear that Influenza has broken out, or there is any respiratory disease sip a teaspoon of coffee as a precaution in the evening.

Consumption of tincture:
-hold it as long as possible in your throat, do not swallow immediately, take a breath on your nose during this time
Later, drink lemon juice with garlic diluted with soda. (2 lemons without seeds, blended with a head of garlic cloves, stored in the refrigerator for 1-2 weeks)
You will soon feel the effect of the drink spreading through the bloodstream through alcohol.
Continue drinking until your throat and airways heal.
If you are healthy most of the year and do not run out of drink as it does not taste very pleasant, store it in a dark cool place.
The remaining plant can be used for mulled wine and tea.