How To Stop Coughing By Going The Easy Way

How To Stop Coughing By Going The Easy Way

A cough could either be due to cold, chest infection, allergy, or acute bronchitis. Severe coughing would be painful and irritating. Coughing is contagious, and so the person infected is more likely to affect the people around. Coughing can get acute in the flu season, i.e., in rainy and winter. A few tips on how to stop coughing.

Home Made Remedies:

  • By drinking a lot of warm water. This helps to keep the throat moist and clean the throat.
  • By adding the pinch of turmeric in a spoonful of honey.
  • Adding half a teaspoon of pepper powder to a glass of warm milk.
  • Another remedy is by mixing a tablespoon of honey with fresh lemon juice.
  • Aromatherapy: By mixing two to three drops of thyme oil, three drops of eucalyptus oil and two teaspoons of coconut oil, and rubbing it onto the chest region and breathing deeply before going to bed.
  • Another simple remedy is by rubbing Vicks Vapor Rub on the chest, throat, back, and feet in the night before going to bed; this is very effective and instant.
  • By inhaling the steam. Fill some water in a basin and add 3-4 drops of peppermint or eucalyptus oil.
  • By making Herbal Tea: Boiling a bunch of Tulsi leaves in water and drinking the mixture when it is warm.
  • By mixing a teaspoon of honey to a cup of grape juice is recommended for instant cough relief.
  • By adding ginger juice to a teaspoon of honey is also effective in stopping the cough.
  • By using Nyquil also helps to stop a cough. Also, check how long does it take for nyquil to kick in your system.

The above mentioned tips are all home made remedies to stop a cough during the initial stage. However, if a cough persists, it is always advisable to consult a doctor before taking any self-medication as an overdose would lead to serious health problems.

 

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