Use vicks vapor rub and socks. Even the worst cough can be stopped within 5-15 minutes, and lasts hours. Just apply the vapor rub generously to the bottom of your (or child's) feet, and cover with socks. works 100% of the time, and has been proven to work better than prescription drugs.
For a nagging cough. So simple you may doubt me but I have had awesome results… all you do is rub 4-6 drops of Eucalyptus oil on the soles of their feet and put on socks. Works for everyone The hacking husband…quiet. The asthma dry coughing boy…sleeping soundly. The sniffly coughing toddler….stopped waking herself up and slept through the night.