Day by day season are getting change and a cough can affect your work and sleep as well, and it can disturb others around you, too. An expectorant is something that helps to loosen mucus so that you can cough it up. Unfortunately, over-the-counter expectorants aren’t always effective.
Those who loves sweet, honey is delicious and natural. It’s also good at loosening up that gunk in your chest. A spoonful of honey and a nice warm cup of tea can be both soothing and helpful. While the age-old trick of having a spoonful of honey before bedtime hasn’t been studied very much, it tastes so good, it’s got to be worth a try!
During the cough a vaporizer or hot shower creates moisture in the air and helps to loosen mucus. It can also calm the cough reflex, make coughs more productive, and can help to soothe a sore throat.
Herbs and Vapor Rubs
Breath in the soothing vapors of herbs like eucalyptus, peppermint, rosemary, and clove OIL to allow for a more productive cough. Drugstore vapor rubs usually contain a mixture of petroleum jelly and essential oils. Some replace petroleum with more eco-friendly coconut oil or almond oil as well.
During the cough herbal teas provide soothing, warm relief similar to chicken soup. Tea has been used as an herbal remedy for centuries to provide relief for many symptoms. As an expectorant, green tea may also help fight viruses like the common cold, but there isn’t a lot of solid research to back that up.
During the cough drinking lots of warm liquids helps to thin mucus. Warm chicken soup isn’t just comfort food. Drinking it speeds up the movement of mucus, providing relief.
You can use these tips during the cough and you can get relief from it.