Summary: For children with night-time cough and difficulties sleeping due to an upper respiratory infection (URI), honey may be the preferred treatment. In a comparison of honey, dextromethorphan, or no treatment for children with URI, parents rated honey most favorably for improving cough, child sleep, and parent sleep.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/18056558

Strength of Recommendation = B

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