Cough plays a role in clearing irritants and infections from the body, but persistent coughing can be annoying. The best treatment for a cough will depend on its underlying cause. There are many possible causes of cough, including allergies, infections, and acid reflux.
Unfortunately, antibiotics won’t treat coughs themselves, but there’s still plenty you can do to make yourself cough less, and make your coughing less painful.
Before your use, any natural remedies that involve herbs, check with your doctor about how they may interact with any medications you’re on.
Below are 10 natural home remedies for cough:
- Honey tea
- Orange juice
- Use of steam
- Marshmallow root
- Saltwater gargle
- Chilli pepper
If your cough doesn’t go away after three to four weeks, becomes chronic, or recurs under certain circumstances, then it’s time to go in and get it checked out.