Cough is a reflex that the body uses to get secretions and disease agents out of the respiratory system. Cough can also be result of allergies, smoking, weak heart function and even a symptom of lung cancer. So it is only a symptom and cause is another condition or disease like sore throat, bronchitis, laryngitis, pneumonia.
It can be irritant when there is nothing to expel and the brain just sends the signal to the cough reflex. It also can be productive, when there is phlegm to expel from the body.
Bronchitis is inflammation of the mucous membranes in the respiratory tract. Bronchitis usually develops as a result of infection and the effects of cold air. The causes of bronchitis are the most common viruses and bacteria. Smoking, atmospheric pollution and dust can cause chronic bronchitis. An episode of bronchitis is not cause for concern, but it is good to know that it can lead to pneumonia.
Laryngitis is an acute disease of the larynx that may occur due to sudden changes in temperature, composition and quality of inhaled air, and may be the result of a cold.
THIS IS HOW TO PREPARE THE COUGH REMEDY
Pour a cup of milk (250ml) of milk in a saucepan. Bring it to boil and then remove it from heat. Cool it down a little and then add a tablespoon of butter and a tablespoon of honey. Mix it all well. Mix the egg yolk on the side until it becomes nice foamy mass. Add it in the milk and add ¼ teaspoon of baking soda. Mix all the ingredients well and the drink is ready.
This effective natural remedy can successfully treated bronchitis, laryngitis and cough in children and adults. Drink this before bedtime at least 5 days and you will soon feel the results.
Phlegm expelling drink
In addition to this remedy, you also need to prepare this excellent drink that can ease expelling of the secretion and phlegm. Warm up 2 tablespoons of olive oil, 2 tablespoons of lemon juice, 2 tablespoons of water and 1 tablespoon of honey. Drink one half in the morning and the other in the evening.