Coughing is a means by which the body throws out or
gets rid of substances that are irritating the air passages in their
way. Cough can be classified into two types - productive cough, which
produces phlegm from the lungs and the other is nonproductive cough,
which is dry and doesn't produce any phlegm from the lungs. Cough can be
acute lasting for a few days to chronic, lasting for a few weeks. It is
not restricted to any particular age group and can affect everyone.
Coughing is accompanied with a typical noise from the act of exhaling
air suddenly in order to clear the phlegm or the blocking. Cough can be
treated at home. Read onto know the how to treat cough using the natural
Home Remedy For Cough
An effective remedy for treating cough would to slightly cut a
lemon and fill it with black pepper. Suck this as it would reduce
One of the easiest methods would be to add a pinch of grounded
white pepper in one tea spoon of pure honey. Intake this 2 to 3
times a day for about 4 to 5 days.
Grapes tone up the lungs and act as expectorant. Increase in the
consumption would be favorable in curing cough.
Take 1-2 gm each of black pepper, long pepper, and dry ginger.
Make a mixture of these ingredients and have it along with honey for
Increase in the consumption of garlic also acts beneficial in
Add ¼ teaspoon of red pepper, ¼ teaspoon of ground
ginger, 1 table spoon of apple cider vinegar, 1 table spoon of honey
in 2 tablespoon of normal water to make a paste. Make a paste of
these ingredients and have it once a day for treating cough problem.
Gargle with warm spinach juice. This is helpful in curing dry
For people suffering from dry cough, mix half spoon of Cuscus
grass (khas khas) in 3-4 teaspoons of coconut milk. To enhance the
efficacy, add one teaspoon of honey. Drink this before going to bed.
Take 100 grams of raisins and grind it with some water. Add 100
grams of sugar and heat the mixture till it turns saucy. Intake
about 20 grams of this every day before sleeping at night.
Prepare a tea. Add aniseed and holy basil to it. Drink this tea
at least twice a day to get relief from relief from cough.
Soak almonds overnight. In the morning, remove their brown cover
and make a paste adding 20gm of butter and sugar to it. Have this
twice a day in the morning as well as in the evening.
Another effective home remedy would be to chew 4 basil leaves and
black pepper. It would provide instant relief and treat the cough
Onions when mixed with honey also provide relief. Extract onion
juice and mix it with honey. Consume this mixture 2-3 times' day.
Another method would be to crush onions and add one lemon juice to
it in a cup of boiling water. Pour in some honey and drink this
mixture 2-3 times a day.
Take 500 grams of water and Boil 10 grams of Sprague in it for 15
minutes. After it has cooled, add two pinches of salt. Gargle with
this mixture two times a day. Apart from clearing excessive mucous,
it would also soothe the throat.
Boil a cup of water and put a 1 tsp of Marjoram in it. Leave this
mixture for 10-15 minutes and then drink. Have this three to four
times a day to get cured of cough.