Home remedies for cough


Take one glass of warm milk and add 1 tsp. of pure clarified butter in it. Drink this milk daily before going to bed.
Boil milk by adding turmeric, a pinch of salt and jaggery. Consume it daily to cure cough.
Drink fresh goat’s milk by adding lump sugar to cure dry cough.
Add 1tsp. of honey and 1tsp. of sesame oil in one glass of warm milk. Consume it for treating an irritating cough

Black Pepper

Boil a glass of milk with black pepper powder. Let the milk to cool and drink it to relieve cough.
Grind black pepper & lump sugar in equal amount and then, add clarified butter. Suck on this mixture to ease the dry cough.
Chew 4 to 5 black pepper along with 10 raisins.
Add honey to black pepper powder and take it before going to bed.

Basil and Ginger

Ginger and basil are very helpful in dry cough. Make a paste of basil leaves & ginger (equal quantity) and suck on to calm dry cough.
Chew fresh basil leaves to cure coughing.
For severe cough, combine basil juice with garlic juice and honey. Take 1 tsp. of this mixture every three hours.


Consume the concoction of 1 tsp. onion juice, 1 tsp. ginger juice and 2 tsp. honey to get relief from cough.
Take the mixture of onion juice and honey to cure cough.
Crush a medium-sized onion and add one lemon juice, 1 tsp. honey and one cup of boiling water to it. Drink it 2 to 3 times a day.
Make onion syrup for cough. Grate one onion into a bowl and add 3 Tbsp. of sugar to it. Wait until a syrupy liquid forms. Drain off the syrup and consume 1 tsp. at a time.


Boil 2 to 3 crushed Garlic cloves in 2 cups of water. Strain it and let it to cool. Add some honey, a pinch of cayenne pepper and lemon juice. Drink this as many times as you want.
Boil 3 to 4 garlic cloves in milk for a few minutes. Drink the milk to get rid of cough.
Eat raw garlic daily if you can.
Add garlic juice into pomegranate juice and drink it every 4 hours.


Mix 1 tsp. ginger juice & 1 tsp. honey well and take 1 tsp. of it 3 times a day. This remedy is very effective for wet cough.
Consuming turmeric and ginger powder with honey two time a day (morning & evening) cures cough