Materia Medica for Cough Single Herb
Turmeric ( Haldi ) has Antiseptic properties which provide relief from the Cough.
Add half a teaspoon of Turmeric ( Haldi ) and Clarified Butter ( Ghee ) in a glass of warm milk. Drink it at night for three days.
Roast Turmeric root and powder it. Take 3 grams of this powder thrice daily. This remedy helps in treating Dry Cough. You may also add 1 teaspoon of Honey into it.
Prepare leaves decoction. Drink two or three times a day.
Acacia Nilotica has Expectorant effect. It expels out the Phlegm and relieves chest troubles.
Take Quarter tablespoon paste of Acacia Nilotica leaves with one tablespoon of Honey and warm water.
OR : Chew the gum of Acacia Tree. It cures Cough.
Prepare a decoction of the roots of Cassia Indigo. Take two times a day.
Mix half teaspoon of powdered Angelica root in one glass of warm water. Strain and drink. It is very useful in coughs and cold.
Add 1 tsp Honey in a glass of warm Milk. Drink it at night.
Add some crushed Garlic cloves in a cup of hot water and drink or gargle.
Make tea of Gilead Buds by boiling some bids in a cup of water for 10-15 minutes. Drink hot twice a day. It works as a good expectorant.
Powder the Spikenard ( Jatamasi ) roots. Add Jaggery in 2:5 ratio. Have it 1/4 teaspoon once a day.
Grind 2 teaspoon dried Turkey Berry. Fry powder in Ghee. Take half teaspoon twice a day.
OR : Crush a fig. Mix in a glass of milk. take once a day.
Take 2 Cardamom ( Choti Ilaichi ) and chew.
Prepare a tea, made of crushed Guava ( Amrood ) leaves and one cup of water. Drink it, 2 times a day.
Rub little Nutmeg ( Jaiphal ) with little water on stone. Take it with one teaspoon Honey ( Shehad ).
Boil 4 tablespoon leaves of Polygala Amara in One cup of water for 2-3 hours. Cool and take One tablespoon every 3 hours.
Boil 100 g of Polygala Amara root in ½ litre of wine. Boil it for 10 minutes. Allow it to cool for 2 hours and then decant. Drink one teaspoon 4 times a day.
Add one gram Clove powder in 1 tsp Honey. Have it twice a day.
Steep 2 tablespoons of Black Cherry bark in 2 cups of water. Let it stand over night. Add some Honey for taste and take half cup thrice a day.
OR : Add One tablespoon powdered bark to One cup of hot water.
Drink warm thrice a day.
Make a decoction with bark and roots of Clerodendrum plant. Take 50 ml of it two times a day. It also cure Cough and Fever.
Add 1-2 tablespoon pressed seeds of Caraway ( Shahi Jeera ) in One cup of boiling water and steep for 10-15 minutes.
Filter and drink.
Drink 3 ml bark decoction of Helicteres Isora twice a day.
Prepare a decoction with flowers of Bauhinia Racemosa. Consume 5 ml of it daily.
Grind dried tuber of Kaempferia Rotunda to make powder. Take 3 g of it thrice a day.
Crush whole plant of Biophytum. Extract its juice. Mix 1 tsp of the juice with same quantity of Honey. Take it twice a day.
Grind 50 gram Almond ( Badam ). Take half teaspoon powder with Honey twice a day.
Fry Long Pepper powder in Clarified Butter. Take 1 g once a day.
Crush the plant of Thumbai. Boil it in water. Inhale the steam.
Extract the juice of Grapes by crushing them. Add 1 teaspoon of Honey in half teaspoon of obtained Grape juice. Have it twice a day.
Take flowers and berries of Black Nightshade ( Makoya ) in equal quantity. Prepare a decoction. Have 2 tablespoons twice a day.
Aniseed ( Choti Saunf ) as an Expectorant
Chew 1 tsp Aniseed ( Choti Saunf ) daily. It is a good Expectorant and it cures various Cough related Diseases.
Indian Pennywort ( Brahma Manduki ) Leaves for Cough
Powder Indian Pennywort ( Brahma Manduki ) Leaves. Take half teaspoon with Honey ( Shehad ) once a day.
Indian Mallow as Expectorant
Powder the seeds of Indian Mallow. Take quarter tsp of it twice a day.
Put 2-3 drops of Fennel Essential oil in a cup of lukewarm water.
Gargle with this water 2-3 times a day.
Grind berry of Betel. Add some Honey in it. Take 1 tsp of the mixture once a day.
Make a root decoction of Pointed Gourd. Drink 5 ml of it twice a day.
Take 30 g dried seeds of Solanum Xanthocarpum. Make its decoction. Drink 10 ml thrice a day.
Yerba Santa as an Expectorant
Take a cup of boiling water.
Put One tablespoon crushed leaves in it and steep for 10 minutes.
Strain and drink Luke warm.
Mix 3 grams of Black Pepper powder with one teaspoon of Honey. Have it at night before going to bed. Do not consume anything after having this mixture.
Repeat the process for 5 days.
Take a large pot filled with water and boil it. Add 4-5 drops of Peppermint Essential Oil in it. Cover your head with a towel and inhale its vapors for 15 minutes.
Also massage Peppermint Essential Oil over the chest and neck area. Repeat the process two times a day.
Take 1/4 cup of warm water and mix 2 tablespoons of Lemon Juice.
Use it as a gargle to loosen and clear phlegm.
Roselle ( Guddahal ) Leaves for Cough
Take a cup of tea made from Roselle ( Guddahal ) Leaves 3 to 4 times a day.
Boil 15 g leaves of Gynura Segetum in water for 15 minutes. Drink half cup thrice a day.
Take Catechu leave paste with Honey twice a day.
Bael as Expectorant
Drink leave decoction of Bael twice a day.
Add 2 tsp Honey in a cup of Beetroot juice. Have it once a day.
Butter Tree ( Mahua ) as Expectorant
Consume half cup flower decoction of Butter Tree ( Mahua ) twice a day.
Make a decoction using leaves of Confederate Rose plant. Drink 10 ml twice a day.
Take 1 tablespoon powdered leaves of Coughwort.
Boil in 2 cups of water until the mixture remain One cup.
Apply it as a poultice on the chest and along the throat.
It relieves pain and discomfort.
Extract out the juice of Night Jasmine ( Harsingar ) leaves. Add one teaspoon Honey. Take it thrice a day.
The Antiseptic and Expectorant property of Nymphaea Odorata help to expel out the phlegm. It soothes the throat and treat Cough.
Add 1 to 2 teaspoon of dried Nymphaea Odorata root in a cup of warm water. Boil it for 5 minutes. Strain well and Drink it lukewarm. Have it 2 times a day to treat Cough.
Take 10-12 Tulsi leaves in 100 ml of water for 5 minutes. Allow it to cool. Strain if off and drink this decoction after you take the meals.
Boil 1 Cinnamon ( Dalchini ) stick in 1/4th cup of water. Simmer it for 20 minutes. Strain it off. Drink it regularly to get relief from Cough.
Drink decoction prepared from the flowering buds of this herb, dosage : 10-15 ml everyday until the symptoms continue.
Prepare an infusion of Polygonatum root by boiling in 100 ml of water. Strain it after 15 minutes. Drink this infusion twice daily to reduce Cough.
Rub Black Cumin Seed Oil over your chest before going to bed. Cover your body after application.
OR : Mix one teaspoon of Black Cumin Seed Oil in one cup of Ginger tea. Consume it twice a day.
Chew half teaspoon of Carom seeds. After chewing, drink one cup of hot water sip by sip.
Take one teaspoon each of dried Amla powder and Honey. Mix them well. Consume it two times a day.
For Dry Cough : Prepare a chutney of Amla and Coriander leaves.
Mix half tablespoon each of Withania Somnifera( Ashwagandha ) root powder and Sugar Candy( Mishri ). Boil it in 1 liter of water till it reduces to 1/8. Consume it.
Chew 5-6 fresh leaves of Tylophora Indica daily in the morning on an empty stomach followed by one glass of lukewarm water.
Prepare a decoction, made of one teaspoon of Coriander seeds and one cup of water. Strain and drink it.
Water Chestnut for Cough
Consume one teaspoon of dried Water Chestnut powder with one cup of water. Take it two times a day.
Prepare a decoction, made of Basil leaves with one slice of Ginger added in it and one cup of water. Strain it and add one teaspoon of Honey. Mix them well and drink it.
Take 5-10 fresh leaves of Adhatoda. Boil the leaves in 1 glass of water for 10 minutes. Strain the mixture to get the juice. Add 1 teaspoon of honey to the juice. Drink 1 tbsp of juice 3 times a day.
Take 2 dried Emetic Nut ( Maniphal ). Grind. Have it with lukewarm water once a day.
Attention : If problem is severe, you may take it twice a day.
Crush Bacopa Monnieri plant. Boil it to make poultice. Use it on chest for half an hour. Repeat it, for few days.
Mix 1 tsp seed powder of Asparagus Racemosus with 4 tsp Honey. Take it, thrice a day.
Boil 5 to 7 Date Palms in one glass of milk. Drink it at night for 30 days.
Powder the roots of Aristolochia Indica . Mix equal quantity of obtained powder with Honey. Take once a day.
Walnut ( Akhrot in India ) provides relief from Pain and Inflammation of the throat. It warms the Lungs and eases the condition from Cough.
Roast a Walnut and eat it twice a day.
Prepare Achyranthes Aspera leaves or flowers infusion. Take it, twice a day.
Prepare a decoction made from the Bark of Balsam Fir. Take it two times a day.
Take half teaspoon Caraway. Chew it twice a day.
Prepare a decoction of Bauhinia Racemosa flower. Take it, twice a day.
Decoction : Put one teaspoonful of the root in a cup of water. Boil. Simmer for 10 to 15 minutes. Drink three times a day.
OR : : Tincture: Take 3 ml of the tincture three times a day. Dilute with water.
OR : : Buy and suck on any lozenge containing Liquorice.
It gives a soothing effect.
Mix one tsp of sugar in a glass of Apple Juice. Drink regularly, before having breakfast.
Dip the roots of Acacia Ferruginea in half jug water overnight .Take two times a day.
Boil 2 tablespoons of dried Marjoram in 2 cups of water. Inhale the steam.
Take out the juice of Aniseed. Have two teaspoons with Honey twice a day.
OR Take One tablespoon of Aniseed. Boil for 15 minutes in One cup of water and make a tea. Drink One cup twice a day.
Prepare a decoction of Arjuna Bark. Take half cup once a day.
Take one tablespoon roasted Alum powder and 6 tablespoons Sugar. Powder. Take 1/4 teaspoon with a cup of lukewarm milk before bed.
Prepare a decoction of leaves and root of Alkanet. Take it, twice a day for two days.
Flame Of The Forest for Cough
Boil a small piece of bark of Flame Of The Forest in water. Drink this water frequently.
Prepare a decoction of Ambarella bark. Take twice a day.
Caution : Overdose may cause excessive vomiting.
Make a decoction of Flax flowers. Add Honey to it. Have it two times a day.
Take 30 to 35 Raisins and fry it in Ghee. Eat it.
Take 2 cups of water. Soak 5 g crushed rhizome of Galangal for 4 hours. Add 1 tsp honey and drink.
OR : Mix the powder of Galangal rootstock and sugar in equal ratio. Take half tsp with hot milk during bedtime.
OR : Make a layer of Castor oil over Galangal's rootstock. Heat until it chars. Grind it to make powder and store. Take half tsp with honey once a day.
OR : Crush Galangal's rhizome with sugar. Have 3 gm once a day.
Prepare decoction of Pergularia Daemia leaves. Take it twice a day.
Prepare a paste of whole plant. Take it with hot milk.
Take 2 Aloe Vera ( Gheekumari ) leaves. Wash and Extract the juice after roasting the leaves. Take 3 ml of it with 30 ml warm water.
OR : Fry 2 tablepsoon Aloe Vera ( Gheekumari ) pulp in Clarified Butter ( Ghee ). Add Sugar. Take half teaspoon twice a day.
Herba Plantaginis for Cough
Prepare a decoction of leaves. Take it twice a day.
Take some Cubebs. Roast and powder them. Have a a pinch with honey or lukewarm water thrice a day.
Mix One tablespoon Radish juice with half tablespoon Honey and take.
Make decoction of Mandarin Orange ( Kinoo ) peel. Take twice a day.
Long Leaved Barleria for Cough
Take a pinch of seed powder twice a day.
Roast Sweet Flag root and make a powder out of it. Take a pinch of this powder and mix it with Honey. Consume it 2 times a day.
Cut the roots into small pieces. Lick it.
Attention : Helps in increasing salivary functioning.
Crush some fresh Leaves. Warm the paste. Add honey. Take one teaspoon twice a day for 3 days.
Soak some leaves of Balloon Vine ( Kanphuti ) in water stored in a mud pot. Drink it frequently.
Boil some Red Cabbage leaves in water. Strain. Mix half tablespoon of Honey and drink.
Take some seeds. Powder them. Take a pinch with slightly warm water daily for 7 days.
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Take Catechu powder. Mix it with Turmeric powder. Take it with honey twice a day.
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Mix in a mud pot 6 tablespoons each of Balloon Vine (Kapalphoti in India) leaves, Climbing Brinjal (Baingan in India) and a small piece of crushed Galangal (Kulanjan in India) root. Add One tablespoon Cumin (Jira in India) , 4 Black Peppers (Kali Mirch in India) and One tablespoon dried Ginger (Adrak in India) powder. Add 3 glasses of water. Boil till reduced to One glass. Take One tablespoon twice a day.
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Take dried roots of Achyranthes Aspera. Grind to make a powder. Mix 50 gram powder with 50 gram Honey and 13 gram crushed Black Pepper. Take thrice a day.
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Burn dried roots of Achyranthes Aspera. Mix half teaspoon of ash with one teaspoon of Honey. Take it, thrice a day.
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Grind the roots of Sweet Flag to form powder. Mix quarter teaspoon of it with same quantity of Liquorice powder. Add the mixture in 2 glass of water. Boil it. Cool it down. Take 4 teaspoon thrice a day.
Note : You may also add Honey for taste.
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Take the rootstock of Sweet Flag. Coat it with a layer of Castor oil. Roast over the flame until it chars. Mix half teaspoon of ash obtained in same quantity of Honey. Take thrice a day.
Attention: Best remedy for Cough in children.
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Mix leaves powder of Long Leaved Barleria (Gokulakanta in India) with 10 gram Ginger (Adrak in India). Take one teaspoon with honey (Shehad in India) once a day for a week.
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Ground Areca Nut seed, Ipomoea Nil seed and Rhubarb root in to a powder. Make an infusion. Take it twice a day.
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Prepare a decoction of Descurainia Seed and Chinese Date fruit. Take it twice a day.
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Prepare decoction of Adhatoda Vasica leaves. Add Honey in it. Take 4 teaspoon of it twice a day. Use for one month.
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Prepare soup of Kidney Beans. Add some Garlic. Take a cup once a day.
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Take a pinch of each, Cubeb ( Kababchini ) powder and Cinnamon ( Dalchini ) powder. Soak in a glass of water for 2 to 3 minutes. Have it once a day.
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Grind equal quantity of Cubeb, Galangal, Liquorice and Long Pepper. Take one teaspoon with two teaspoon Honey daily.
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Mix 100 g Adhatoda Vasica leaf juice with 50 g Honey. Boil it until it gets thick. Take half teaspoon thrice a day..
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Mix chopped leaves of Adhatoda Vasica with Honey in a mud vessel. Heat it until it gets black. Add 4 pinch Liquorice, 2 pinch Long Pepper and 100 ml water. Boil for 20 minutes. Have 2 spoon of it twice a day.
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Mix and make decoction of the following herbs :
Adhatoda Vasica leaves, Raisin, Chebulic Myrobalan. Add sugar to taste and drink.
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Soak roots of Yellow Berry and leaves of Adhatoda Vasica in a mud pot. Drink whenever thirsty with some Long Pepper in it.
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Beat 3 leaves of Adhatoda Vasica. Make its infusion by adding crushed Cardamom. Take 2 tsp thrice a day.
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Boil 100 ml leaf juice of Adhatoda Vasica with 20 ml ghee and 50 gram sugar. Cook until it gets thick. After removing from heat, add 5 g crushed Long Pepper. Cool it down. Add 50 ml honey. Take 1 tsp two times a day.
Caution : Use less Long Pepper in summer, as they are used to heat up the body.
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Prepare a decoction of Skullcap flower and Anemarrhena rhizome. Take it twice a day.
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Take one tsp powder of the following herbs :
Galangal, Abies Spectabilis, Long Pepper, Liquorice. Add some water to make a paste. Heat it with 4 cups of water until it boils. Take this decoction, thrice a day with honey.
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Soak a small piece of Galangal rootstock in 250 ml boiled water for 3 hours. Add some Date Palm sugar in it. Take 3 tsp thrice a day.
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Grind dried roots of Aristolochia Indica to make powder. Mix 1 tsp powder with 1/2 tsp Black Pepper. Take it once a day with warm water.
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Take one pinch each of Solanum Xanthocarpum roots powder and Cubeb powder. Boil in one cup water. Add one teaspoon Honey. Have it lukewarm.
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Prepare a decoction of Hyssop, White Horehound and Coltsfoot . Use twice a day.
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Fry a handful of Black Nightshade berries, 10 gram crushed Garlic, 4 Cardamom and one tablespoon Fenugreek seeds. Boil in one liter water. Gargle with this lukewarm water twice a day.
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Grind equal amount of Alum, Baking Soda and Salt together. Mix one teaspoon powder in one glass lukewarm water. Gargle with it twice a day.
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Take root bark of Sodom. Grind it to make powder. Add Date Palm sugar in it. Take quarter tsp of the mixture with warm milk during bedtime. Use it once a day.
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Add 1 tsp milky sap of Sodom in 1 cup boiled rice. Dry it under sun for 7 days. Now again add 3 tsp latex in it and dry again. Grind to make powder. Add camphor powder in it and use as snuff.
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Take one teaspoon Aniseed and 2 teaspoons Caraway. Boil in half jug of water. Now mix 2 teaspoons Honey. Have 2 teaspoons after every one hour.
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Take One cup of Honey, some cloves of Garlic, One tablespoon dried Lemon peel, One tablespoon Lemon Juice and One Sage leaf and blend. Keep away for a week. Squeeze the liquid. Strain and bottle. Take One tablespoon twice a day.
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Take Verbascum Thapsus, Elder and Red Clover.
Prepare a decoction. Take two or three times a day.
Or have in the form of powder.
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Boil 5-6 tablespoon of Wheat flour, a pinch of Black salt in two glasses of water for 15 minutes. Filter. Have twice a day.
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Powder dried Agarwood ( Agar ). Take one pinch with one teaspoon Honey ( Shehad ) twice a day.
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Take Agarwood ( Agar ) and Aristolochia Indica ( Hooka Bel ) root in equal quantity. Grind them together. Add little water to make a paste and apply on the chest for half an hour.
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Take 2 cups of water, 1/4 Kg Balsam Fir Shoots and One cup of Honey.
Simmer the Balsam Fir Shoots in a covered pan for 15-20 minutes.
Let it stand for an hour.
Now add Honey and cook on low heat for 15 minutes.
Bottle and store in a refrigerator.
It is an excellent Cough Syrup. It can be used as it is or diluted in water.
Consume within 3 Months.
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Take one teaspoon Honey ( Shehad ). Add 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric ( Haldi ). Mix. Have it once a day.
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Grate some cloves of Garlic. Mix with Honey and take 2-3 times a day.
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Mix 250 g dried Ginger ( Adrak in India ) powder with 200 g Cumin ( Jira in India ) seeds and 300 g Sugar. Take 1 tsp of the mixture.
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Take 20 g root of Shoe Flower and 50 g leaves of Adhatoda Vasica. Make its decoction. Drink 30 ml twice a day.
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Take one tablespoon of Honey and add 2-3 drops of Fennel oil in it. Mix them well and consume it.
It is an effective Cough remedy.
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Take 2 tablespoons of powdered Black Cherry
bark and Valerian
Also take One tablespoon of each-Dried Ginger
( Adrak in India ), Cinnamon
( Dalchini in India ), Fennel
seeds ( Saunf in India ) and Aniseed
( Choti Saunf in India ).
Put all these herbs in 4 cups of water and bring to a boil.
Now simmer till it is reduced to half.
Strain and add Honey
( Shehad in India ) for taste.
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Mix 2 pinches of Cinnamon ( Dalchini ) in One tablespoon of Honey.
Take this mixture for relief in cough.
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This combination is for Dry Cough
Eucalyptus Essential Oil soothes the throat and eases Pain. The strong Antibacterial property of Honey ( Shehad in India ) fights harmful bacteria. Lemon Essential Oil reduces Inflammation. Take the following :
Eucalyptus Essential Oil : 2 to 3 drops
Honey : 1 to 2 tablespoons
Lemon Essential Oil : 2 to 3 drops
Mix Honey, Lemon Essential Oil and Eucalyptus Essential Oil. Add 1 teaspoon of this mixture in a glass of lukewarm water. Stir well. Drink it 2 to 3 times a day.
Herbal Treatment For Camphor Essential Oil For Chest Congestion
Camphor Essential oil is a good Herbal treatment to reduce Chest Congestion. Heat some Coconut Oil and add 3 to 4 pieces of Camphor into it. Make sure you off the Gas before the oil reaches its smoking point. Now apply this oil on Chest and Neck. It provides a sound Sleep and reduces Congestion associated with Cough and Cold.
Herbal Treatment For Cough 1
Grind three Black Peppercorns with a pinch of Caraway seed powder and Common Salt. Consume it.
Herbal Treatment For Common Cold, Cough and Sore Throat 1
Boil one tablespoon of Horse Gram in a cup of water and grind it to make a paste. Add a pinch of Black Pepper powder and mix. Have it 2 times a day. You can also drink the strained water.
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Fry few Albizia Lebbeck ( Siris ) yellow leaves in Clarified Butter, Mix a teaspoon of Honey ( Shehad ) in this mixture. Consume 1 to 2 tablespoons of this mixture to get rid off Cough
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Make a concoction of following ingredients.
1. 1 Tablespoon of Lemon juice
2. 1 Tablespoon of Ginger juice
3. 1 Tablespoon of Honey
4. 4 to 5 fresh leaves of Basil
5. 4 to 5 fresh leaves of mint.
Drink this concoction 2 times in a day. It will help to expel the phlegm from the respiratory tract.
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Chop 2 to 3 big sized Onions. Put them in a medium sized glass jar and add 2 big spoons of Honey. Close the jar. Take a big container and add water to it. Put that container on a low heat and put that jar in that container. Leave it for 2 hours. Now strain the liquid. Have 1 tablespoon for 2 to 3 times in a day. You may also add 1 tablespoon of Ginger juice.