3 Natural Home Made Remedies To Treat Cough

Cough as we all know, is no fun at all. It has no respect for any man and can disgrace you at any-time especial at this period of the year when the weather is very cold. It can be cause as a result of cold, allergies or infection. Basically there are two types of cough namely dry which can be cause as a result of allergies, and productive cough in which the infected person produces phlegm or mucous which many here refers to as catarrh.  


While there may be syrup which you can take suppress or treat this conditions, we will be sharing with you some natural home made remedies which are less expensive and equally effective. 

1) USE OF HONEY: Honey can to use to treat cough effectively. This can be achieved by taking 1 teaspoon of raw organic honey 3 times a day. Another method is the addition of black pepper this will help you get rid of the mucous in your system faster. To use this method, simply add one teaspoon of freshly ground black pepper and one teaspoon of honey to a cup water, then stir for about 10 mins and then drink the mixture.

2) USE OF PINEAPPLE: Pineapple contains what is known as Bromelain an enzyme known to suppress coughs and helps to loosen mucous. All you need to do is simply eat a slice of a delicious piece of pineapple three times a day and you are good to go.

3) USE OF SALT AND WATER: In this method, simply add one teaspoon of salt to glass water and stir for some time then place the mixture in your mouth then gargle for about 10 – 15 secs and then spit it out. Repeat the process until you have used up all the whole water in the glass cup after which you rinse your mouth what fresh water.   

How To Prevent Cough

While the process listed above may be simply natural remedies to treat cough, you can try to protect yourself from it by applying this simply techniques;
1) Drink plenty of water
2) Cover your nose and mouth when you sneeze or cough
3) Keep your surrounding clean always.
4) Wash your hands frequently. 

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