Home Remedies for Dry Cough

Coughing occurs due to various reasons. The primary reason is the respiratory tract infection. Coughing is the natural body reflex to keep the respiratory tract clear from foreign bodies. It helps in clearing the airway in lungs and throat. However, constant and continuous coughing can cause irritation and pain in the throat region. It also hinders our daily routine. Dry cough might occur due to infection, allergies, sinus problems, and other medical problems like pneumonia. Here are few easy home remedies for dry cough.

A mix of almonds, butter and sugar can help in relieving from cough.

Remedy 1 #


Almonds – 7

Butter – 2 tbsp.

Sugar – 2 tbsp.

Direction to use
  • Soak some almonds overnight in water and peel off the skin in the morning. Crush them into a paste.
  • Add butter and sugar into it.
  • Mix well and take this every day to get rid of dry cough.
  • You can eat every morning and evening.

Remedy 2 #


Basil leaves – a handful

Ginger piece – 1 inch

Honey – 3 tbsp.

Direction to use
  • Wash the basil leaves and crush them into a paste consistency and keep aside.
  • Make a paste with crushed ginger.
  • Now take one teaspoon of each basil leaves paste and ginger paste.
  • Mix this together and a sieve and extract the juice from it.
  • Add 3 tbsp. of honey into this basil-ginger juice.
  • You have to take this mixture 3 times a day.

Remedy 3 #


Turmeric powder – 1 tsp.

Carom powder – 1 tsp.

Direction to use
  • Mix the turmeric powder and carom powder in one glass of lukewarm water.
  • Mix it well and drink this syrup twice a day.

A Word for Care

  • You can try any of these home remedies for dry cough to get rid of it. Moreover, you can try these routine along with these remedies.
  • Drink hot milk with honey as a cough suppressant.
  • You can suck lemon sprinkled with black pepper and salt for instantly relieving from dry cough.
  • Boiling flax seeds can get you a thick gel. This gel has to be mixed with honey and lemon for soothing dry throat and dry cough.


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