Remedies - Cough and Throat
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Cough Medicine Remedies....the kids might like this one better....Recipe: Heat a cup of water on the stove or in the microwave until hot. Stir in a tablespoon or two of honey, a teaspoon or two of lemon juice and a pinch of cayenne pepper. Adjust ingredients to taste and sip slowly to relieve your cough and soothe your sore throat.
Homemade cough syrup..this is a home remedy for that horrible cough that you just can't get rid of, and best of all..you probably already have all of the ingredients! 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper 1/4 tsp ground ginger 1 Tbs honey 1 Tbs apple cider vinegar 2 Tbs water Mix ingredients. Take by the teaspoon as often as needed for cough. Do not give to kids under 2 yrs due to the honey.
Homemade Cough Medicine
Mullein Breathe Easy salve. Ingredients: wildcrafted mullein extract, organic oils of olive and sweet almond with essential oils of: rosemary, eucalyptus, scotch pine, cedarwood and lavender.
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Mullein is an expectorant, and a tonic for the lungs, mucus membranes, and glands. An infusion is good for colds, emphysema, asthma, hay fever, and whooping cough. Strain the infusion through a cloth, or the hairs may get stuck in your throat and make you cough even more.
Handmaiden's Kitchen: Mullein for Coughs
Gargle with warm salt water - A saline solution can draw excess fluid from inflamed tissues in the throat, making them hurt less, said Dr. Philip T. Hagen ... (He also) pointed out that gargling also loosens thick mucus, which can remove irritants like allergens, bacteria and fungi from the throat.
Gargling with Salt Water Actually Helps a Cold or Cough
use a mixture of ginger powder and clove powder in equal parts (ginger for anti-inflammatory properties and clove for pain relief), then take 1 tsp of the mixed powders and stir into 2 Tbsp of olive oil. Use 1/2 tsp of this herbal oil, swallowing slowly to allow it to coat throat. Or gargle with ginger tea, or the ginger/clove mixture in water as a gargle. Could also make small balls with honey and ginger to suck on.
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Place dried chrysanthemum (10g) in a cup of boiling water, infuse for five minutes then add sugar to taste. Chrysanthemum clears liver fire and inhibits a hyperactive liver, which can cause insomnia, dizziness, irritability and eye soreness. The tea is particularly suitable for people with hypertension or other cardiovascular diseases.
Chrysanthemum tea - in traditional Chinese medicine, chrysanthemum tea is known to improve eyesight, improve vitality, recover from influenza and prevent sore throats.
Mullein for colds, cough, respiratory illness, and skin rashes.