From our list of herbs and spices, the following are recommended for Coughs:

  • American Ginseng
  • Bromelain
  • Cayenne
  • Citrus Bioflavonoids
  • Coltsfoot
  • Elderberry
  • Evening Primrose
  • Fenugreek
  • Horehound
  • Inula
  • Lemon Balm
  • Lobelia
  • Mullein Leaf
  • Myrrh
  • Nettle
  • Orris Root
  • Quercetin
  • Wild Cherry Bark

Natural Cures and Remedies for Coughs

There are many herbs that can lower the temperature, take away the chill and soothe muscular aches and pains. You can customise your treatment according to your symptoms. For instance, if you have a cough, add one or two herbs that are specific for coughs. Some of these may be growing in your garden, in which case it makes sense to use what you already have.

Contraindicated in acute coughs, acute diarrhea, and early stage dysentery (AHP). As one of the best sources of tannin (over 30%), chebula may have many of the activities proven for tannin (see FNF).

American Ginseng, Bromelain, Cayenne, Citrus Bioflavonoids, Coltsfoot, Elderberry, Evening Primrose, Fenugreek, Horehound, Inula, Lemon Balm, Lobelia, Mullein Leaf, Myrrh, Nettle, Orris Root, Quercetin, Wild Cherry Bark

Supports respiratory system A demulcent by design and moistening by nature, chickweed aids dry and constrained respiration problems, includ-ing dry coughs, asthma, and allergic irritations. Reduces internal bleeding and inflammation A nutrient-rich herb, chickweed helps the body assimilate trace minerals and vitamins. is func-tion creates overall vitality at the cellular level but can also aid in the cessation of bleeding from ulcers, intestines, or rectum. Its cooling nature also helps reduce inflammation.

Treats wounds and irritations Wild cherry soothes any wound surrounded by redness, which indi-cates irritation at the cellular level, including external ulcers, punctures, and even pink eye. Calms the heart Wild cherry is helpful in cases of anxiety and nervous heart palpitations. Taken as tea, it can calm the heart and slow the heart rate. Stimulates appetite Wild cherry volatile oil is an excellent appetite stimulant and overall digestive tonic, particularly for those who have been ill. Relieves coughs Cyanogenic glycoside, also known as prunasin, is one of the strongest natural cough relievers. It opens up passageways by

fennel essential oil. She loves the ritual of lying down and having me rub 1 drop of the oil over her belly in a circular motion. As young children are moving from their emotional world into more of the physical world, particularly around ages 4 and 5, they literally begin to feel things in their body. is often manifests as a tummy ache. Calms coughs Fennel is as soothing to the respi-ratory tract as it is to the stomach. It helps with a dry cough or tickle in the throat that won’t go away and works great as a syrup. Contraindications Should not be taken during pregnancy, because it can stimulate the uterus.

Contraindications, Interactions, and Side Effects (White Horehound) — Class 2b. Emmenagogue and uterotonic (AHP). Five cups may cause arrhythmia (APA). None known (KOM; PHR). ‘Hazards and/or side effects not known for proper therapeutic dosages” (PH2). APA notes that, to my confusion and consternation, the FDA ‘banned horehound” from OTC remedies in 1989, finding no convincing support for efficacy. Their German counterparts approved the herb a year later for colds, coughs, and dyspepsia with its accompanying gas and anorexia (APA). The plant juice from white horehound is an irritant and may cause dermatosis (CAN). Because it is reputed to be abortifacient, and reputed W