Home Remedies for Cough

5 Best Home Remedies For Cough

We all know cough is one of the common problems during winter and rainy seasons. There are a lot of over the counter medicines to cure cough. But before taking medicines, here are few home remedies for cough.

TurmericTurmeric for Cough

Heat one cup of milk, add one teaspoon of turmeric and one teaspoon of pepper and boil it for a minute or two. Add salt if needed. Drink it before sleep and do not consume anything after having milk.

Alternatively, heat milk, add a 1/2″ piece of fresh smashed ginger along with 1/2 teaspoon of dried turmeric powder. Let it boil for a while and strain it. Add 2 teaspoons of raw honey and have it to get relief from cough. Turmeric is one of the best home remedies for cough. 


Boil water along with three cloves of garlic in a glass of water. Add one teaspoon of oregano and cool it to room temperature. Add one or two tablespoons of honey. Drink it and get relief from cough.

A sore throat is one of the common problems during cough. Get rid of by having a crushed garlic clove along with honey and few drops of clove oil.


We all know the early morning lemon drink for weight loss, it not only helps in weight loss but also one of the natural cough remedies. Add one tablespoon of honey to two tablespoons of lemon juice and make a syrup. This syrup can be consumed several times a day to get relief from inflammation.

Another lemon drink that can cure cough is mixing lemon with honey along with a pinch of cayenne pepper and have it.


Slice the onion in equal size and place one slice of onion in a jar and pour a layer of honey on it and continue to do the same and cover the jar tightly. Leave it overnight and have a spoonful of liquid to control cough.


Chewing a piece of ginger is the best remedies for cough.

Ginger with Tulsi also cures cough. Take 10-15 tulsi leaves and crush them using a mortar and pestle. Take one inch of ginger and extract juice from it. Add crushed tulsi leaves with ginger juice and honey. Have this 3 times a day.

These are few effective home remedies for cough.

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