One of the most common problems of respiratory is cough. It can occur to people of all ages, from children to adults. Cough is often the sign of some diseases such as flu, common cold, infection or even lung cancer. 

Cough causes you discomfort and inconvenience, like congestion, itchy throat or chest pain. Long-lasting cough can affect adversely your life. That’s why you need some treatments for this condition. Besides taking medicines, you can apply some natural remedies which are not only inexpensive but also very effective.

         Here are some of the most outstanding home remedies for getting rid of cough:

1. Ginger

To fight cough, the first remedy that you can relate is ginger. It is because it contains numerous properties beneficial for this disease.


How to use:


  • Mash fresh ginger slightly.
  • Add them in 1 cup of water and heat the mixture up.
  • Consume ginger tea 3 – 4 times daily to relieve cough, sore throat and congestion.to make the taste better, you can put some honey to it.


2. Lemon 

This sour fruit contains a lot of health benefits, including treating cough. The high amount of vitamin C present in lemon is useful in decreasing inflammation and eliminating infection.

How to use:


  • Add 2 tablespoons of lemon juice to 1 tablespoon of honey to make a simple but effective syrup.
  • Consume it on a regular basis every day.
  • You can also make lemon juice added some honey and cayenne pepper and drink it.


3. Garlic 

The antimicrobial and antibacterial properties present in garlic are powerful in curing coughs.


How to use:


  • Add 3 cloves of garlic to 1 cup of water and boil them, then put 1 teaspoon of oregano into the mixture.
  • Let it cool down before mixing some honey and consuming it. This remedy will improve your breathing and other cough symptoms.
  • Besides, add garlic to your daily cooking is also helpful.


4. Onion

Onion is among the simplest and easiest methods to cure cough.


How to use:


  • Bake some onions.
  • Combine them with some honey and comfrey tea.
  • Drink this mixture to eliminate cough Alternatively, add ½ teaspoon of onion juice to 1 teaspoon of pure honey. Consume it at least 2 times a day to accelerate the healing process.


Or you just need to cut an onion into slices and inhale its strong aroma to relieve cough.

5. Carrot Juice

Carrot is not only excellent for your eyes; it is also very beneficial in skincare, due to its various vitamins and minerals.


How to use:


  • Blend 5 carrots to get their juice.
  • Add the juice to some water, and home honey (optional).
  • Drink this solution 3 – 4 times every day to get satisfied results.


6. Grape

This small fruit has more health benefits than you can imagine. Working as an expectorant, the grape can release the mucus from the affected part of your respiratory. 

Once the mucus is removed, your cough can end soon. All that you need to do is eat grapes directly or make grape juice. It is advisable that you add 1 spoonful of honey to the juice to maximize its benefits.

7. Almond

This nut is packed with nutrients which are very excellent in treating cough symptoms

How to use:


  • Dip 5 – 6 almonds in water for at least 8 hours.
  • Grind them to get a paste then mix them with 1 teaspoon of butter.
  • Consume this mixture 3 – 4 times daily to get rid of cough.


8. Cayenne

Cayenne is very powerful in decreasing chest pain caused by non-stop cough. This spice can also warm up your body.

How to use:


  • Add ¼ teaspoon of cayenne pepper to 1 tablespoon of each apple cider vinegar and honey and 1 ¼ teaspoon of ground ginger.
  • Consume this syrup  2 – 3 times daily.