How to Make Medicated Applesauce | Homemade medicated applesauce is deliriously simple to make. It has pectin, which is good for our skin and hair, adds fiber to the diet along with other nutrients. It can be used in muffins, cakes, quick breads and your morning oatmeal. Although it takes a long time to cook, it doesn’t require a lot of prep or active participation, which is perfect for me. If I start a pot in the morning, I can be sure that it will be ready for dessert after dinner.