How to Get rid of Persistent Cough with Home Remedies

Persistent cough is ruining your sleep? It can never be pleasant when you are disturbing everyone with your cough breaking the silence in a temple, in an important meeting where all are throwing weird looks at you.

Just Relax! You have some amazingly effective home remedies using the ingredients in your kitchen to get rid of persistent cough naturally in no time.

It’s time for you to look at the causes and try natural remedies to cure your cough.

Why Do we get Cough?

Coughing is a natural body reflex to keep our lungs, throat, and airway clear of foreign material. Cough is a common health problem in everyone, and cures within a week or 10 days, it is not a serious issue.

There are primarily 2 types of Coughs – Dry Cough and Wet Cough or Productive Cough. In Dry cough there is no phlegm, your throat feels itchy and dry. In Wet Cough or Productive cough one experiences ache in the throat and chest when coughing as it yields mucus and is caused by cold, allergies and other respiratory issues.

Top 10 Home Remedies to Get Rid of Persistent Cough naturally

Here we go with simple yet very effective quick home remedies to combat persistent cough naturally and keep you off from the counter medicines and  syrups that might trouble you with side effects.


Persistent cough-turmeric-home remedies

Remedy #1

What you need:

 2 tbsp turmeric
 1/4 Cup water
 1 Cup Milk or Soy Milk
 1 tsp Almond Oil
 Honey to taste

Make it:
 Take turmeric and add it to the water Stir the liquid in a Saucepan bring to a simmer
 Allow it to cook, keep stirring till it forms a thick paste.
 Use 1/2 to 1 tsp of this turmeric paste for each cup of Golden Milk Tea.  Add Turmeric paste, milk, Almond Oil, and honey to the Saucepan and reduce the heat.
 Bring milk to boil then remove from heat.

Use it:
Turmeric Tea helps you get instant relief from persistent cough.

Remedy #2

What you need:

 turmeric powder 1 teaspoon
 1 tsp black pepper
 Honey 1 tablespoon
 Half cup of water
 Cinnamon sticks

Make it:
 Take honey, turmeric powder, black pepper
 Mix it well in half cup of water
 Add cinnamon sticks
 Boil it for 2-3 minutes

Use it:
Drinking this herbal drink twice a day will give you instant relief from cough.

Remedy #3

What you need:

 Take 1 tsp of turmeric powder
 carom seeds 1 tsp
 1 table spoon of Honey
 cup of water

Make it:
 In a cup of water add turmeric powder and add carom seeds to it.
 Mix well and boil it for few minutes till the water reduces to half.
 Add honey to the water.

Use it:
You must have this 2-3 times a day until the cough subsides.

Persistent-cough-home-remedy-icon“Turmeric Should not be used by People with Gallstones or Bile Obstructions.”

2. Ginger

Persisten cough-ginger-home remedies

Remedy #1

What you need:

 Ginger
 Cup of water

Make it:
 Take fresh Ginger and cut into small slices
 Crush them slightly
 one cup of water and put the ginger slices in it
 Boil it for few minutes

Use it:
Get relief from sore throats, cough as well as chest congestion by drinking this solution 3-4 time daily.

Remedy #2

What you need:

 6-7 pieces of Ginger
 1 table spoon of Peppercorn
 1 tbsp of Honey
 2 Cups of water

Make it:
 Heat water till its first boil
 Add pieces of Ginger and Peppercorns and cover it and after a minute lower the heat.
 In a glass of water add ginger slices
 Leave it to simmer for 5-7 minutes, strain the liquid and add honey.

Use it:
Drink this mixture 3-4 times in a day to get relief from sore throat, coughing as well as chest congestion.



“Excess intake of Ginger can cause Heartburn, Gas or Bloating, and might increase risk of bleeding  avoid it if you have such concerns”.

3. Honey

Persistent cough-honey- home remedies

Remedy #1

What you need:

 Small pat of butter
 1 tsp of honey
 1 teaspoon of vinegar

Make it:
 Put a small pat of butter in a plate
 Add honey and vinegar
 Mix it well to make a fine paste

Use it:
Eat this paste. Butter soothes your throat, honey is a cough suppressant and vinegar is an antiseptic together works well to relieve from persistent Cough.

Remedy #2

What you need:

 1 tbsp of honey
 2 tablespoons of lemon juice

Make it:
 Take 1 tbsp honey into a glass bowl
 Add 2 tablespoons of lemon juice
 Mix it well

Use it:
Drinking this mixture will help you relieve chest congestion.



“Honey can lower your blood pressure levels. And it may cause allergic reactions to some people.  So, avoid honey if you face any such issues.”

Other helpful Tips:

Follow these simple tips that can cure cough and make your life easy:

  1. Steam vapors and menthol vapors will relieve you from cold, cough and sore throat.
  2. Use humidifier to get rid of the dry cough by moistening the air wherever possible like home, office.
  3. Frequently have some candies which increase saliva and reduce the irritation as well as cough.
  4. Hydrating yourself will also help to prevent you from cough. So, drink water and other fluids like fruit juices. But avoid citrus fruits as it causes irritation to your throat.
  5. Drink a cup of hot milk sweetened with honey daily to prevent cough.

Now what are you waiting for? Go to get the ingredients in your kitchen and relieve yourself of persistent cough that’s been troubling you and enjoy the amazing results that you get of these natural home remedies.




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