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Calling Beta Testers for Homebrew Cough Med

Posted: December 29th, 2009 | Author: admin | Filed under: diy | Comments Off

From Fake Plastic Fish: “Not only do these two products [Nyquil and Prometh cough syrup with Codeine] come in plastic bottles, but they contain nasty ingredients: alcohol (which I am trying to avoid for personal reasons); artificial dyes; high fructose corn syrup; polyethylene glycol and propylene glycol (petroleum derived products also used in anti-freeze); methylparaben and propylparaben (a class of preservatives called parabens which have been linked to various health problems); saccharine sodium (linked to cancer); and sodium benzoate (also linked to cancer). Holy cow! This is not medicine; it’s toxic soup.”

Read Full Article: Homemade Cough Syrup & Other Meds: Looking for Beta Testers | Fake Plastic Fish.

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