Chronic cough is a cough that does not resolve (go away). Chronic cough is not a disease in itself; rather it is a indication of other disorder. It is a ordinary problem and the reason for many doctor visits. While people can usually cough willingly, a cough is usually a reaction triggered when an irritant stimulate one or more of the cough receptors found at diverse points in the respiratory system.
Cough is a sudden, often repetitive, spasmodic reduction of the thoracic cavity, resulting in violent release of air from the lungs, and usually accompany by a distinctive sound. Coughing is an action performed by the body to throw out or to get rid of substances that are irritating the air passages in their way. A cough is usually initiate to clear the phlegm that is been caught in the trachea or its neighboring areas.
To get rid of cough, you can cut the lemon and add black pepper and salt to it. Now, suck the lemon as it can accommodate to reduce the intensity of cough. Another effective home remedy for cough is that, you can make paste with ¼ table spoon of red pepper, 1/ table spoon of ground ginger, 1 table spoon of apple cider vinegar, 1 table spoon of honey and 2 table spoon of water.
Baadam (Almond) seeds: – If a patient is suffering from dry cough, give him almond paste mixed with honey. Take 8-9 almond seeds and soak them in water, keep it overnight. Make almond paste after peeling off the upper skin of the almond seeds. Add honey and a half tablespoon of butter to it. Give this paste 2-3 times a day to the patient. The patient will feel improvement within 2-3 days.
Haldi (Turmeric) powder: – Turmeric powder is not only a perfect remedy for Cough and cough, science has proved that turmeric powder is helpful for the cancer patients as well. Take a tablespoon of carom seeds or ajwain to a glass of water and add one tablespoon of turmeric powder to it. When the water reduces to half of its quantity, add honey to it. Take this syrup 2-3 times a day. This loosens the chest congestion and improves breathing. Take 2 teaspoon full of turmeric powder and add it to warm milk. This has a magical effect in loosening the cough and clearing the mucus membrane. This is one of the best home remedies for cough.
Onion: – Onion plays important role in the treatment of cough. The juice extracted from finely chopped onion helps in loosening the cough, and clears chest-congestion. Cough syrup prepared by mixing onion juice with honey is highly recommended. Take 1-2 teaspoon of onion juice, add 1-2 teaspoon of honey into it. Keep this mixture aside for 5-6 hours, and then give a teaspoon of it to the patient at east two times in a day. Another cough syrup made from onion juice contains lemon juice mixed in water along with honey.
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