Winter months are the same period of the year when colds and flu have the highest prevalence. One of the most irritating symptoms that appear during the flu season and colds are coughing.
Due to the fact that cough can be a very boring phenomenon which often disturbs the sleep, many people besides the usual tablets for sugars and syrups, they also refer to natural remedies of the folk medicine, in order to get rid of the embarrassment as soon as possible coughing.
Here are some natural cough medications that are accepted as effective:
Honey. It can be said that honey is the most popular and most effective a cough relieving agent. And the medical experts are agree that the consumption of honey before bedtime decreases cough and improves sleep.
Attention! Never give honey to a child under 1 year.
Hot lemon water with honey. In a glass of warm water drain a lemon and add a large spoon of honey. This is a popular natural remedy for both sore throat.
Onion and sugar syrup. Juice of onions is a popular drug against cough. Many claim that this is the only thing that they do helped relieve dry cough. Here’s how to do it prepare:
Cut the bottom of one head red onion. Then, cut it off top and carve the onions by making a hole without it punch the bottom. Fill the head with 2-3 teaspoons of sugar.
At the bottom with a sharp knife, make small stings, set it head over a cup or cup and leave it overnight. During the night the sugar will melt, and a small amount of juice will flow in the cup of onions.
In the morning take the remaining sugar that stood in the head and mix it with squeezed juice. Pour the liquid. If you wish, you can to sweeten with honey.
So the prepared syrup does not actually have such a bad taste as you would bethey thought. Drink such syrup twice a day.
Syrup of onion, garlic, thyme and honey. Mix half a cup honey with half a cup of water and add in this fluid a single head grated onion and one single head grated garlic. Add a little thyme and let the mixture stand overnight. The next day drain, take it and drink it as a syrup. Store the syrup in the refrigerator.
Cooked onions and honey. In a deep bowl cook a large cut onion until do not soften. Remove the onions and mix with honey. Eat a little every 4 hours.
Tea of thyme or basil? Teas from thyme and basil also calms the cough, and for maximum effect, while they are add warm and add one tablespoon of honey to them.
Ginger tea. Ginger can help you reduce cough. Prepare it as tea to take advantage of the benefits of consumption of hot liquid.
Horn syrup and honey. Get 1/8 teaspoon? cup of honey.
Allow the mixture to stand for several hours, then drink it as a syrup for cough. Except for coughing, this syrup will help you ease and breathing.
Hot drinks – teas, hot chocolate, soup. Cough is getting stronger when the throat is dry and when you feel scratching. To eliminate it is necessary to constantly bring in hot drinks. Will you feel great relief whether you are consuming soup, hot chocolate or tea to taste.
WHEN SHOULD YOU LOOK FOR MEDICAL ASSISTANCE?
In many cases, cough is not necessary consultation with doctor, but if you notice any of the following symptoms immediately contact your GP:
Body temperature higher than 38 ° ?
A rough sound is heard on the chest like twitching or whistling
Pain or burning in the chest
Difficulty swallowing and breathing
Raising dense greenish, pink or bloody secret
Cough lasts more than a week and the condition does not improve.