Cough- Home Solutions

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At Home Solutions for a Cough

  • Mixture of flax seed, honey and lemon
    1. Flax will sooth the throat and the bronchial discomfort
    2. Honey is a cough suppressant
      1. Boil 2-3 Tables spoons of flax seed in 1 cup of water until thick. Strain and add 3 T of honey and lemon.  Take as needed for cough suppression
  • Black peppercorns for a wet cough
    1. Black pepper stimulates circulation
      1. 1 tsp of fresh ground pepper, add 2 tsp of honey in a cup of boiling water- let it seeps for 15 min. Strain and sip as needed.
      2. 1 tsp raw honey with a generous amount of fresh ground pepper and eat
  • Suck a lemon for quick cough relief- Quarter a fresh lemon, sprinkle with lots of black pepper and salt, suck on it for quick relief.
  • Raw Honey
    1. It is a rich demulcent- coats and sooths those irritated mucus membranes
    2. Has antibacterial properties
    3. Do not use for children under 2
      1. Take 1 Tablespoon of honey 1-3 times daily as needed to control coughing. Take immediately before bed if cough is disrupting your sleep.
  • Licorice Tea
    1. It is an expectorant and a demulcent, simultaneously soothing your airway while loosening and thinning mucus- easing congestion.
    2. It eases any inflammation that is irritating your throat.
    3. Do not take if you are on Steroid
      1. Add 2 Tablespoons of dried licorice root to 1 cup boiling water. Seep for 10-15 minutes.  Drink the entire cup twice a day.

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