Here's the best home remedies for cough for kids and adults.
You'll be happy to know that a home remedy for coughing actually works better!
There has been a call for a complete ban of cough medicine for children age 6 and under by an expert panel of the U.S. FDA.
Why? Because reports in the New Eng Journal of Medicine, as far back as Oct 2007 said that:
Better to use a herbal natural remedy for coughing and sore throat remedy.
Instead or cough medicine, try honey. You might even have some handy, and it should even work better than cough medicine. And it is tasty! Here's why:
Kids with a night time cough were divided into groups and were given one of three things:
Which one won?
Best dosage of this home remedy for coughing, honey?
The honey was washed down by a non-decaffinated drink.
(Source: Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine)
How about adults with a persistent cough?
Should you go on prednisone?
Here's what happened for adults who had a cough and an upper respiratory tract infection for more than three weeks, and in some cases as long as several months:
Researchers had two groups -- one who mixed honey and coffee.
The other groups received either prednisone or guaifenesin.
SEE research for the exact amount to take, or the honey-coffee protocol.
Honey contains strong natural antiseptics that can be eaten, or used topically on wounds.
Parents spread it on their kids’ scraped knees and slurp a teaspoon whenever they feel a sore throat coming on.
Research has now shown the unusual antibacterial activity of honey, leading to a greater understanding of the ability of honey to kill pathogenic bacteria in several different ways.
More than a home remedy for coughing?
In studies, honey was effective against many different drug resistant bacteria, including E. coli.
Honey was able to kill not only the E. coli, but many other types of bacteria. (Dr. Blair is at Sydney University's School of Molecular and Microbial Biosciences)
The manuka tree grows in Australia and New Zealand, and manuka honey is even said to be the best cure for acid reflux.
Other honeys made from clover and other flowers are also as effective, but not as potent.
Researchers have found that these honeys, such as organic manuka honey can even prevent a nasty super bugs that have invaded hospitals throughout the western world.
Looks like honey is a safe and tasty herbal natural remedy to have handy at all times, for wounds, acid reflux remedy, cough and sore throat remedy.
We hope that you will be inspired to try honey as a herbal natural remedy. Who thought it would even be an acid reflux home remedy.
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