Home Remedy for Dry Cough :
Home remedies are traditional cures for minor ailments using the ingredients easily and readily available spices or vegetables at home. These home remedies typically are passed from generation to generation. Home remedies are becoming popular because it is natural, inexpensive, no side effects, and no chemicals.
Each ailment has many different remedies, one remedy which helped one person may not help the other due to the body prakruthi. Try single remedy for 2 to 3 days and if it is not working for you try another remedy for the same ailment.
Dry cough is usually caused by environmental pollutants , allergies and you can get this dry cough even after having cold. Dry cough doesn’t produce any phlegm.
Most common causes for this dry cough are flu/cold, allergies, and gastric reflux as well.
Other reasons may be asthma, lung related diseases, or whooping cough.
Along with the following remedy you should be drinking lots of water and eat honey which helps to coat the irritated lining of the throat.
You should stop or avoid eating sweets, fried snacks for a month or 2.
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Ingredients for dry cough:
- 10 to 15 raisins
- ½ cup water
- ¼ to ½ cup milk
- Kempu kallu sakkare or
- ½ tsp roasted Jeera powder
- ½ cup Boiling water
- Black jaggery to taste
Remedy 1- How to make drakshi haalu
- Boil 1/2 cup of water along with 10 to raisins/dry grapes on medium or medium low heat, until it is cooked well.
- Once the raisins are cooked, transfer the water along with raisins to another cup
- use kempu kallu sakkare or sugar
- Take the raisins to a bowl, squeeze the cooked raisins and add this juice to the water,
- now add the hot milk to the raisin water, add sugar, mix it
- Drink hot raisin milk before going to bed (once a day for 10 to 15 days or more)
Remedy 2 – Jeera jaggery water :
- Heat a iron ladle on medium heat, dry roast the jeera/cumin seeds until it turns red/dark brown color.
- Fine powder the roasted jeera using mortar and pestle and store the powder in a airtight container.
- Boil ¼ to ½ cup water
- Add boiling water to ¼ or less jeera powder, add jaggery to taste, mix it and drink it hot.
- 3 to 4 times a day for kids above 5
- Strain the water and feed 1 to 2 spoons of this water to small kids below age 5.