CAUTION: This is an adult cough syrup. Do not drive or operate machinery when taking this.
1/2 cup sunflower seeds
5 cups water
3/4 cup gin
1/2 cup sugar
In a glass or enamel pan, boil the sunflower seeds in the water until the mixture is reduced to approximately 2 cups. This will take up to an hour. Strain the juice, discarding the seeds. Stir in gin and sugar. Store in a tightly-capped container. To use, take 1 to 2 teaspoons four times a day until you feel better.