Almost all of us have to deal with cough and cold, especially during winter time, which can be really annoying, but beside that, if you don’t treat them properly and on time, they can turn into an extremely irritating and dangerous disease. Dry cough is really annyoing and uncomfortable which makes you feel worse than you should.
When you have a cold and a cough, you are unable to concentrate on anything and dry cough is especially irritating not only for you, but for the people around you as well.
The bad news is that it gets even worse at night time, because you are unable to breathe easily and sleep. Most commonly, when people are coughing, they seek for help in the pharmacies. They usually buy the first cough syrup they can find.
People should definitely stop taking pills and syrups because they can also cause some side effects. In this article we’re going to show you how to make the best and most effective homemade cough remedy!
The best part about this homemade cough remedy is that it is really easy to prepare, you just need to follow these instructions:
You will need the following ingredients:
- 5 oz. of water
- 6 laurel leaves
- 1 lemon
- 6 tablespoons of brown sugar
Take a pot, fill it with water and wait until it starts boiling. Next, add the laurel leaves in the water and leave it for 6 to 10 minutes. After that, remove the mixture from the heat, take out the laurel leaves and pour the remaining liquid in a glass container.
After that, you should add the sugar and squeeze one lemon, shake all the ingredients well until the sugar is dissolved.
How to use it
Make sure to consume 1 teaspoon of this remedy 3 times per day. The first they you are allowed to take one teaspoon every time when there is intense coughing. Remember to keep the remedy in the refrigerator but only for a few days.
You can consume it warm or cold. When you finish the syrup, and you still have symptoms of cold, take a slice of lemon, peel it and chew it, because it is really effective in combating dry cough.