A minor dry cough might be considered annoying but left untreated, it could lead to several other health issues you don’t want. You will know a dry cough turns out to be even more serious when it doesn’t resolve on its own. That means there are internal problems such as a mild infection or maybe an exposure to different allergens. It is not something to ignore because it can be quite a significant discomfort, disrupting even your sleep. So, what should you do about it? Keep reading and see why nature is the best approach and why grandma’s homemade cough syrup will do wonders for your throat.
Personally, I think that the natural approach is the best when it comes to dealing with a dry cough. From my experience, these ingredients are even more effective because they will provide instant relief. Check out grandma’s recipe, it is not more relevant than ever!
You will need the following:
– 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
– 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
– 2 tablespoons honey
– 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
– juice of half a lemon
– 1/2 cup water
Simply combine all the ingredients in a heat-resistant glass jar. Pour a half a cup of lukewarm water on the jar, cover with a lid and shake very well to combine the ingredients. Allow it to infuse for about 5 minutes than you can use it as a syrup whenever you feel the need. Thus, take about 1 teaspoon at a time and you will be able to soothe your sore throat and get rid of that uncomfortable dry cough. For best results, you should take this syrup every couple of hours for a day or two.