Easy Home Remedies For Cough

The following home remedies for cough are pretty easy to make and you don't even have to worry about spending more money on pharmaceutical drugs. Coughing occurs when a virus or bacteria, dust or pollen or other substances irritate the nerve endings located in the respiratory tract that separates the throat and lungs. It is noteworthy that cough is a mechanism carried out by the body to try to get rid of these substances and to clear the respiratory tract. It is noteworthy that the body is making a great effort when coughing, as referred to the cough speed which can reach up to 60 miles per hour, and the air carried out with it has about 3,000 small drops of saliva, these drops are enough to transfer the infection from one person to another and that's why you should always stay away from people if you/they have a cough.

Natural cough remedies 

There are various forms of coughing depending on the substance penetrated and severity, there are those who classify it by the sound caused, including a whooping cough, which is similar to the sound of a rooster, and those who categorize cough based on softness and dryness.

In spite of that chronic cough may be a symptom of a serious infection, but most people look to cough as a nuisance sign rather than a medical condition. As for treatment, coughing can be treated through medical drugs and it is advisable to resort to home remedies that can save you money and ensures no side effects compared to non-prescription drugs. Among these treatments is:

● Boiled thyme drink

thyme herbal remedy

In Germany, thyme is officially a remedy for cough and inflammation of the upper respiratory tract, whooping cough and bronchitis. It is worth mentioning that the thyme leaves contain large amounts of compounds that reduce the inflammatory symptoms as well as relaxing the muscles of the trachea. It is also is possible to add lemon and honey to the drink, so as to modify the taste and to increase the dampening effect.

● Black pepper drink with honey

This mixture is used against a wet cough. The reason for its effectiveness is the fact that black pepper enhances the blood circulation and the flow of mucus. As for the honey is a natural soothing for a cough.

● Licorice root

Licorice root herbal remedy
Which is used by soaking a slice of licorice or a piece of candy that contains it for 24 hours in boiling water and then drinking it when needed. It is noteworthy that licorice is used long ago to treat cough because it possesses soothing characteristics for inflammation and irritation in the throat.

● Ginger syrup

Ginger medical benefits are endless, including being an anti-histamine and anti-congestion. Therefore, the oriental medicine specialists use it in the treatment of the symptoms of colds and flu.

● Slippery wood (Slippery elm bark)

A dilutive herb against inflammatory symptoms in the throat. It is noteworthy to add cinnamon as a hot drink.

● Wild cherry bark

Which is an excellent herb to soothe the cough. It is noteworthy that it is also used in some anti-cough medicines.

● Osha root

Which it is among the strongest herbs for anti-cough. It was also given the title of  'The root for coughing' and used for many situations, including bronchitis and pneumonia. As for it's work against cough, it encapsulates the throat and helps it get rid of phlegm.

Despite the benefits of these products and herbs, We cannot deny the need to resort to a doctor if you have a constant cough. In order to identify the reason behind it and the appropriate treatment. For example, cough is a symptom of pneumonia, which is dangerous if not treated early with the right medications.


That's it
That was our top natural cough remedies; Can you tell us which one more effective based on your experience?

Information listed above has been reviewed medically and the main purpose of it is to increase the cultural awareness of herbalism and natural treatment. With that being said; it is not a substitute for consulting with a specialist doctor as the only guide for an accurate individual analysis. To learn more about our sources that the above content was excerpted from please (click here).

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