Honey contains antimicrobial and antioxidant properties that help heal cough and cold and further protect you from infections.
Scientific Studies Supporting Honey for Cold and Cough:
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) and Public Health England (PHE) advised the public to consider using honey for coughs & colds. This advice came after the various scientific evidence.
Honey is referred to as a substance that “
relieves throat irritation” by WHO in its recent report.
Honey has been used as a conventional remedy for cough for thousands of years.
It has been discovered that
honey is more effective than the popular medication dextromethorphan(DM) on cough and sleeping inability, especially in children.
Other medications have side effects and whereas
raw honey is both effective and safe to consume.
Here we have compiled various conventional
remedies of honey for the treatment of cough and cold for you: Honey treatments for cough
Mix one teaspoon of freshly extracted ginger juice with one spoon of honey. Have it in one go. Take 2-3 times a day. It relieves symptoms of cold, cough & sore throat immediately. 2 –
Add 1/4 of fresh lemon juice and one teaspoon of honey to one cup of warm water. Take 4 times a day. 3 –
Remedy (For dry cough)
Mix one tablespoon of honey with 1/3 teaspoon of turmeric powder. Lick the whole mixture. 4 –
Add a tablespoon of fresh lemon juice to one-quarter cup of raw honey. Take a teaspoon of the mixture every two or three hours. 5 –
Slice a large onion in half. Remove 8 inner layers to make a cavity. Pour raw honey into a cavity. Place in refrigerator for 3 hours. Have this honey every two hours until the cough subsides.
Chop a medium-sized onion. Add one tablespoon of honey. Wait for 4 hours. Take one teaspoon of the mixture every hour, until the cough subsides. 6 –
Remedy (Bronchitis and Whooping Cough)
Add one teaspoon of finely chopped thyme to one tablespoon of honey. Take it every half an hour. Natural Flu Shot
3 tbsp raw honey Juice of 6 lemons 3 cups Pineapple Juice 1 clove of garlic 1/4 tsp cayenne powder Method of preparation
Take out juices of lemon and pineapple and blend it Crush garlic and add to the juice Add cayenne powder to the mixture Finally, add raw honey and blend it well Keep it in a clean jar
Take 1 cup four times daily until all symptoms disappear Garlic& Honey Cold Treatment
½ cup raw honey 4 garlic cloves, peeled & sliced into 8 pieces Juice of 1 lemon Method of preparation
Take 4 cups of water, add pieces of garlic clove, and boil it until the garlic aroma spreads. Add honey to garlic water and stir it well. Add lemon juice and blend it well.
Take a sip of this remedy every half an hour. until symptoms subside. Few More Popular Remedies for Cold
1 – Remedy
Add 1/4 spoon of cinnamon to one tablespoon of . raw honey take once or twice for 3 days. 2 – Remedy
Use raw honey as the sweetener in herbal tea. Drink 3-4 cups daily. 3 – Remedy
Add honey to warm water Drink it when it is still warm Take 3 times a day 4 – Remedy
Crush 2 cloves of garlic, and 1/4 medium-size onion. Add two tablespoonfuls of honey. Add 1/4 teaspoon of red pepper powder. Make a homogenous mixture. take 1-2 spoons after meals for 2-3 days. 5 – Remedy
(Mexican cold remedy)
Mince 5-6 garlic cloves. Add garlic to 2 cups of water. Boil it till it spreads the aroma. then allow it to cool. Add one teaspoon of honey and a few slices of lemon. Mix it well and drink 2 times for 3 days. 6 –
Add 2 spoons of chamomile leaves to hot water. Allow it to cool. Add one tablespoon of honey and 3 teaspoons of lemon juice. Mix it well. Drink 2 times daily for 3 days.
Drink a lot of water during cough and cold. It loosens the congestion caused by viruses.
Let’s know the
other benefits of Natural Honey for health. Conclusion:
Allopathy medicines used for cough and colds have many side effects. It is wise to use natural home remedies like honey for coughs & colds. Make sure to go through some important information on
how to check the purity of honey before you buy one because of widespread honey adulteration.
Disclaimer: The remedies, approaches, and techniques described here are meant to supplement, and not to be a substitute for, professional medical care or treatment. They should not be used to treat a serious injury or health problem without prior consultation with a qualified health care professional. Other Important Resources: