Honey has been used as an antibacterial and anti-fungal since early days of Egyptian tombs. Honey contains many nutritional benefits for the body. It is considered a traditional remedy for cough and sore throat. According to a recent study, it is proved that honey is more effective for cough as compared to numerous medicines that contain cough suppressants and dextromethorphan(DM).
You can create the honey remedy by following ways to cure a sore throat and cough.
Ginger Honey Remedy for a dry cough:
Ginger is considered to be universal remedy due to numerous benefits. It reduces pain and inflammation in the throat. Ginger Honey remedy is very good for dry cough. It relieves cough no matter for how long you are suffering from it.
2-3 inch fresh ginger root
4 tablespoon honey
Pinch of crushed black pepper
-Peel and clean ginger root
-Cut the ginger into thin slices and extract juice
-Add this extract into honey along black pepper
-Mix it well. It will give you a paste.
-Take one tablespoon of paste at one time, and four times a day.
It does not only cures sore throat but also prevent us from catching a cold .
Turmeric and Lemon Drink:
This is another remedy prepared with lemon and turmeric powder for dry cough. It creates a coating of lemon in throat carried by honey. Turmeric added is another antiseptic ingredient which benefits our body.
1 teaspoon turmeric powder
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoon honey
-Take turmeric powder in small container or bowl
-Add lemon juice and mix it well
-Add honey and mix the entire mixture of three ingredients well
You will have approximately 3 tablespoons of mixture. Take one tablespoon at a time and three times a day. You won’t have to put effort to swallow the mixture. It will give you a soothing effect after some time and your throat problems will be cured within 3 days.