Home Remedies for Cough - INDJOBSGROUP

Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Home Remedies for Cough

Home Remedies for Cough 

What is Cough?

A cough is a reaction to clear the airways of mucus, phlegm, dust, smoke or a foreign body. Whenever there is an obstruction or inflammation in the throat or in the upper airways, the brain thinks it to be a foreign object and tries to relieve it by coughing. Continuous coughing for more than two weeks needs medical attention.

Common Causes of Cough

Other serious causes may include:


Home Remedies for Cough

Tip 1:
Take 3 peppercorns with a pinch of black cumin seeds (shah jeera) and a pinch of salt.
Tip 2: 
3-5 drops of clove oil mixed with a clove of crushed garlic and ½ tsp honey helps soothe the throat.
Tip 3:
In a cup of boiling water add 1 tsp turmeric powder and 1 tsp carom seeds (ajwain). Boil till half. Add 1 tsp of honey and have 2 times a day. 
Tip 4:
50 gm of sugar candy (mishri) with 50 gm pepper powder. Mix with pure ghee to make small pellets. Take 3-4 times a day. 

For Infants

Tip 1: 
1 tsp of holy basil leaves mixed with honey. 
Tip 2:
Some saffron strands made into a paste with one betel leaf is to be applied on the infants forehead and soles of the feet.

  • Viral infection
  • Common cold
  • Flu
  • Smoking
  • Asthma
    • Bronchitis
    • Whooping cough
    • Tuberculosis
    • Pneumonia
    • Clot in the lung
    • Cancer of the lung

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