Persistent cough is a symptom of bacterial and viral infection of the respiratory organs that is followed by thick green secretion in the sinuses, throat and lungs. This secretion can be very hard to expel and it can cause serious complications.
The best way to expel the phlegm is using herbs. Experts recommend use of teas, syrups and similar herbal preparations of specific plants that are easy to prepare at home and that are very effective in solving the problem of consistent phlegm.
BEST NATURAL HOMEMADE REMEDIES FOR PHLEGM
You need a tablespoon of chopped marshmallow root and then pour 200 ml of lukewarm water over the marshmallow. Cover the container and let it stay for 6-8 hours. Strain the tea and drink it in small sips two times a day. Don’t add sugar or any other sweetener.
Marshmallow, flaxseeds and sage syrup
Prepare a dry mixture of one tablespoon each marshmallow root, flaxseed and dry sage leaves.
Then pour 250 ml of water in a small pan and 100 grams of brown sugar. When sugar dissolves add the dry mixture and slices of one lemon. Cook on medium heat for 15 minutes. Then remove from the heat and strain the syrup. Store it in a glass container and keep in a fridge. Take a teaspoon of the syrup 3-4 times a day.
Black radish and onion
You need 250 ml of fresh lemon juice, a cup of honey, medium sized red onion peeled and cut into smaller pieces, 6 cloves of garlic, and larger black radish, peeled and cut in smaller pieces. Put all the ingredients in a blender and mix until it creates homogenized mass. Then transfer it in a glass jar and seal. Leave in the fridge for a week and then you can start with the use. The dose is a tablespoon of the remedy three times a day about half hour before a meal.
Brown sugar and beer
Put 150 grams of brown sugar in a larger pan and let it caramelize. Then add 50 ml of beer and cook for 20 minutes until it thickens similar as honey. When it cools down store it in a glass container and put in a fridge. The dose is a tablespoon of the syrup three times a day before a meal.
Sweet linden tea for children
One of the best natural remedies to treat phlegm in children is sweet linden tea. This tea also promotes sweating and it especially good for flu. You need 2 tablespoons of linden blossom and 50 ml of boiling water. Cover and let it stay for 20 minutes. Then strain it well and add some high quality honey and a lot of lemon juice. Take a teaspoon every time you feel irritated and feel cough.
Flaxseeds and frankincense
Put 50 ml of water and 3 spoons of flaxseeds and cook on medium heat for 10 minutes. Then add a tablespoon of dried frankincense and leave it covered for 20 minutes. Strain and drink a sip of warm tea several times a day.