Remedies for Cough with simple herbs.

Learn the ancient ways to cure and prevent cough.

Root of Athimathuram, by KoS – Own work, Public Domain,

There are various way to cure Cough. At our whatsapp group, we have plenty of parents sharing their age old home remedies to each other. We have made an attempt to collect all those and share it for anyone. Apart from the information we share from our group, We have gone little deeper into ancient siddha, ayurveda and unai script and shared few remedies.

When you try these do share your feedback and or if you have any more tips so share it at comments.

  1. Take 3 Adathodai leaves (Malabar nut) + 5 Kandankathiri leaves (Yellow-berried Nightshade) + 5 Tulasi (Basil) + 10 Thoothuvalai (Purple fruited pea eggplant) + 3 gms of Athimathuram (Jamaica liquorice). Roughly powder the mix and boil in 250 ml. Reduce it to 60 ml.
    • Dose: 30 ml twice daily with honey.
  2. 10 gms of the root of Thoothuvalai (Purple fruited pea egg plant) and grind with nati cow’s milk and can be taken in morning.
  3. Recommended → Extract Adathodai leaves (Malabar nut) juice of 60 ml + Forrest pepper 6 gms + Asafoetida 1 gms, Mix all and taken in morning.
    1. For Infants  5 ml twice daily.
  4. For Chronic Cough: 2 gms of mix made from equal quantity of Kadukkai (Ink Nut) and Thippali (Piper Longum).
    • Dose: daily with honey
    • For Infants  one pinch – 2 times daily.
  5. For Dry Cough:
    1. a piece of Athimathuram (Jamaica liquorice) + two number of Forest pepper.
      1. Dose: Take this mix mouth and swallow the saliva
    2. Yashtimadhu kashyam +1 tsp honey
      1. For Infants  one pinch – 2 times daily. (check with Dr)
  6. ½ tsp of Ginger juice with honey 1 tsp.
  7. Inflamed throat:250 mg of Kadukkai (Ink Nut) with Honey or equal quantity of Athimathuram (Jamaica liquorice).
  8. Whooping Cough: ½ tsp of Tubai (Leucus Leaf) juice with ½ tsp honey.
  9. Make a decoction of 50 ml with Adathodai root (Malabar nut) + long pepper + honey.
  10. As Per Unani: 10 Nos. of Asal e soos (Athimathuram a.k.a Jamaica liquorice) with 5 gms of sugar and powder it.
    • Dose: 5 gms, 3 times daily with water
  11. As Per Unani: fry 10 Nos. of chilbeennj (Thetankottai a.k.a Clearing Nut)and power it. Mix this with ½ cup quantity of warm honey.
    • Dose: ¼ tsp. taken twice a day.
  12. ½ tsp. turmeric powder in nati cow’s milk
    • Dose: 15 times a day
    • For Infants  1 tsp 2 times daily.
  13. Rock / Pink salt + 2 black pepper
    • Dose: chow every 4 hours
  14. 1 tsp of tulsi with 10 ml honey
    • Dose: 3 times daily
  15. 1 tsp of onion juice with 10 ml honey
    • Dose: 3 times daily
  16. Karpooravalli leaf juice after slight roasting.
    1. Dose – For Infants – ½ tsp twice daily.

Author: Velu Jayaprakash

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5 thoughts on “Remedies for Cough with simple herbs.”

  1. TULSI
    Liquorice
    Pepper
    Turmeric
    Kadikkai mentioned in the above remedy are present in Balamrit n Milkmasala mix …wz many more ingredients

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