Home Remedy for Cough

Productive cough due to congestion and bronchitis. Below are some old fashioned cough remedies.

Water and Other Treatments

  1. Fomentation on the chest and back.
  2. Steam inhalation.

Cough Remedies using Herbal Treatment

  1. Lagundi leaves ( english: Five leaved Chaste tree)
    • Boil 4 tablespoons of chopped dried leaves or 6 tablespoons of chopped fresh leaves in 2 glasses of water for 15 minutes.
      • Dosage:

      Adults: 1/2 cup, 3 times a day
      Children: (Babies) 1 tablespoon, 3 times a day
      (2-6 yrs.) 2 tablesppon, 3 times a day
      (7-12 yrs.) 1/4 cup, 3 times a day

  2. Oregano leaves ( Scientific name: Coleus aromaticus Benth)
    • Boil 1 cup of chopped fresh leaves in 2 glasses of water for 15 minutes.
      • Dosage:

      Adults: 1/2 cup, 3 times a day
      Children: (Babies) 1 tablespoon, 3 times a day
      (2-6 yrs.) 2 tablesppon, 3 times a day
      (7-12 yrs.) 1/4 cup, 3 times a day

  3. Mansanilya leaves or flowers ( english: Indian chrysanthemum)
    • Boil 1 cup of chopped dried leaves and flowers or 1-1/2 cups of fresh leaves and flowers in 2 glasses of water for 15 minutes.
      • Dosage:

      Adults: 1/2 cup, every 4 hours
      Children: (Babies) 1 tablespoon, 4 hours
      (2-6 yrs.) 2 tablesppon, 4 hours
      (7-12 yrs.) 1/4 cup, 4 hours

  4. Kantutay leaves and flowers ( english: Coronitas)
    • Boil 1 cup of chopped fresh leaves and flowers in 2 glasses of water for 15 minutes.
      • Dosage:

      Adults: 1/2 cup, 3 times a day
      Children: (Babies) 1 tablespoon, 3 times a day
      (2-6 yrs.) 2 tablesppon, 3 times a day
      (7-12 yrs.) 1/4 cup, 3 times a day

  5. Alagaw leaves ( Scientific name: Premna Odorata Blanco)
    • Boil 1 cup of chopped fresh leaves in 2 glasses of water for 15 minutes. Drain and squeeze in 2 calamansi.Put 1 tablespoon sugar
      • Dosage:

      Adults: 1/2 cup, every 4 hours
      Children: (Babies) 1 tablespoon, 4 hours
      (2-6 yrs.) 2 tablesppon, 4 hours
      (7-12 yrs.) 1/4 cup, 4 hours

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