Coughing Remedies That Work
What are some
coughing remedies that are effective?
Coughing is usually a symptom of many diseases,
but most coughs are the result of the common
cold or the flu.
mucus is produced and this is referred to as a productive cough. If no
mucus is produced, it is called a dry cough or a hacking cough.
the mucus is yellow or green, it might be a sign of a bacterial infection. But this is not always the case.
Coughing up blood may indicate a more serious
Most coughs last about 2 weeks and they can be managed with home and
natural remedies for coughs.
Below is a summary of many things you can do and supplements that you can take help to stop a cough.
Home Cough Remedies
is essential to prevent your body from becoming dehydrated,
especially when you are coughing. Insufficient water causes the mucus
to become thicker and puts your body's immune system under stress.
suggest drinking at least eight glass of water daily. And this is when
you are healthy! It would be wise to drink even more when you are sick or coughing a lot.
Lemon and Honey Tea
is a natural cough suppressant. Many Chinese herb coughing remedies are
made in honey syrup. Make a warm honey drink by adding several
tablespoon of honey to a glass of hot to warm water.
You may also add lemon slices to the drink. Another option is to add
honey to chamomile tea.
on a lozenge or a candy. This will rinse the throat area
clear. This may be all
that is needed to stop coughing. Also try chewing on
peppermint mints to help stop the urge to cough.
to Stop Coughing
for additional home remedies.
Natural Coughing Remedies
Mentholatum Rubs (Chest Rubs)
chest ointment such as Vicks VapoRub is an effective remedy to treat a
cough and chest congestion. Apply a small amount to the chest and
throat area as often as needed.
lozenges and extract can soothe an irritated throat and provide relief
from a dry hacking cough.
eucalyptus vapor helps to provide relief from coughing. Traditionally,
it is used to treat coughs and colds. Place several drops of eucalyptus
oil in a cup of hot water and inhale.
Eucalyptus oil can be
placed in a humidifier. Running the humidifier in the bedroom will keep
the moisture high which will help to treat coughing and congestion from the common cold
or the flu
traditionally used to enhance the immune system
and treat lung
infections. It can be helpful to prevent coughing.
Experts suggest using 500 mg four times a day.
herb has been used since ancient Roman and Greek times. It contains
sugar molecules (mucilage) that soothes the mucous membranes.
is a homeopathic cough remedy that helps to clear stubborn phlegm and
throat congestion. It also helps to remove thick mucus in the throat
It is a FDA registered product and has no side effects. It can be
safely used in both adults and children.
for more natural remedies to stop coughing.
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