Are you having those days of illness again? Coughing and that unknown irritation in your throat? Are you the person that doesn’t like to get medicine? The kind of person who dreads taking medicine? Well, most of us do. For people like you and me who don’t like to take medicines, there are home remedies available.
Remedies which are prevalent in our homes and were introduced to us by our predecessors. In the following article, we are going to discuss some of those home remedies, which we hope will help you in getting your cough cured.
Honey is a natural cough-reliever and an instant home-remedy too. A pinch of black-pepper can help in accelerating the process since the circulation gets stimulated and aid in soothing the mucous membranes. Try taking one tablespoon before you go to sleep each night and you will see the wondrous results of it immediately.
On a side note, make sure that you buy and use raw honey for better results.
The next home-remedy in our list is turmeric. Turmeric is said to be another cough-reliever. You can use it in the following manner:
- Make a turmeric tea- by adding a tablespoon of turmeric along with boiling water.
- Add honey or lemon if you seek a taste in your tea as well as desire to accelerate the process of cough-relieving.
- Mix turmeric powder in a cup of warm milk and drink before you go to sleep every night.
The third in our list of home-remedies is “Ginger.” Ginger has its secrets. It is another natural cough reliever. Because of having the capabilities of antihistamine and decongestant, most of the doctors in Eastern Medicine recommend this remedy for getting cured of cough. You can prepare Ginger Tea at home by following the simple recipe:
- Take three cups of water and add 12 slices of ginger.
- Let it simmer and remove after 20 minutes.
- Add 1 tablespoon of honey or a squeeze of lemon.
And here’s your tea prepared.
Candy? Yes, you read it right, Candy. Who doesn’t like candies? Though not a natural cough-reliever, but candies have an instant effect on keeping your cough at bay. Hard candies help is producing more saliva and eventually as a result of swallowing more saliva, the dry cough gets suppressed.
5) Salt Water
The fifth remedy in our list is salt water. Gargling with salt water have some instant effects. It helps in soothing a sore throat and helps in knocking the phlegm down the throat. Add ¼ tablespoon of salt in a cup of warm water and gargle with this water. Keep gargling with the water until the water is finished.
6) Thyme Tea
The sixth remedy in our list of home-remedies is thyme tea. Thyme tea helps in curing the bronchitis cough. Though, it can be used for all sort of coughs. The benefits which this tea contains is that it helps in relaxing the throat muscles and lessens the inflammation of the throat. The recipe for thyme tea is easy:
- Boil water and place the water.
- Add two tablespoons of crushed thyme in the water for some time.
- You can also add honey or lemon for taste- for being natural relievers, it will hopefully expedite the process.
These were the remedies that we have been tested and tried for centuries. Try any of the aforementioned and we hope that you will get rid of your cough in the matter of days without intaking any sort of medicines.