How to stop coughing at night

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Coughs and colds seem to becoming harder to shake off and it can become difficult for the sick to get a peaceful night’s rest. The chest and throat are constantly under stress and blood pressure becomes higher. Rest is what is needed but how to get rid of the cough? Here are some ways to relieve the throat or cure the cough.

Remedies

  1. Honey Lemon Hot Drink
  2. Gargling with Salt
  3. Black Pepper, Turmeric and Honey Hot Drink
  4. Warm Milk with Turmeric

Soothing a sore throat/cough

1. Honey, Lemon Hot Drink
1/2 lemon, juiced
1 tablespoon honey
1/2 cup boiled water
1/2 cup filtered room temperature water

Add lemon and honey to the boiled water.
Stir.
Add the filtered water and stir some more.
Drink.
(option) add a teabag
(option) add 1 teaspoon cinnamon/cinnamon stick to water in a pot and boil.
Keep making honey lemon drinks throughout the day to stay hydrated.

2. Gargle with Salt in Warm Water
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup warm water

Combine salt with water and stir.
Gargle.
Repeat a few times a day.

3. Black Pepper, Turmeric and Honey Hot Drink
1 teaspoon black pepper powder
1 teaspoon turmeric powder
1 tablespoon honey
1/2 cup boiling water
1/2 cup filtered room temperature water

Combine the ingredients with the boiling water.
Stir.
Add the filtered water and stir some more.
Drink.

4. Warm Milk with Turmeric
1 teaspoon turmeric powder
1 cup of milk

Heat the milk.
Add the turmeric.
Stir.
Drink.
(optional) add sugar to sweeten/hide the flavour of the turmeric

Questions:
What works for you?
Have any of these worked for you?
Be happy and healthy!

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2 thoughts on “How to stop coughing at night

    • Argh snoring. I cannot even begin to think of curing the snoring until the cough has gone. Then finally when everything is quiet you just need to prod them to make sure they are still living. Can’t help myself. 🙂

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