Herbal Remedies

Effective Common Home Remedies For Dry Cough


Dry cough is found to occur only during night time mostly after the individual falls off to sleep. Dry cough indicates the onset of various respiratory infections. Dry cough does not produce any mucus which is totally unlike the wet cough.

Various causes of dry cough:

  • Common cold
  • Tracheitis
  • Laryngitis
  • Post nasal drip
  • Sinus infection
  • Asthma
  • Whooping cough
  • Emphysema
  • Pollutant Irritation
  • Habitual Cough
  • Asbestosis

Remedies For Dry Cough:

Onion with Honey:

Onion has been used from times immemorial for the treating of cough and cold. It is extremely valuable for the curing of dry cough of any individual.

Chop the onion and extract the juice from it. Now add equal amount of honey to it and mix them thoroughly. This mixture has to be kept for a period of about few hours before it is ready to be consumed. Ingest this mixture at least twice daily. This preparation is extremely effective for the curing of dry cough at night.


Onion, Lime and Honey

This is other effective useful remedy of dry cough is to take equal quantities of onion juice and lime juice. Mix these two juices in a cup of water and boil the mixture. A teaspoon of honey has to be added to the mixture for taste. This is a valuable and helpful remedy for dry cough at night.


Salt Water Gargle

Take a glass of water and boil the water. Now add a teaspoon of salt to it and mix it thoroughly. When the water is in a lukewarm state, gargle it till the salt water mixture is finished. This method should be conducted at least thrice daily. Salt water gargle is extremely beneficial for the curing of dry cough at night.


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