Aromatherapy Treatment for Cough
A useful way to help acough do its job more effectively is by using oils in a steam inhalatio oils can chosen to soothe the lining of theair passages fght infections if neede and loosen mucus tomake it easier to be removed. Soothing oils include Berzoin and Lavender Many essential oils are antiseptic especially Thyme and Eucalyprus to increase expectoration choose Frankincese or Marjoranm. In fact all the bove oils are helpuf for tackling coughs though Choose a blende that you like smell of and remember that if the cough does not improve with in a few day seek profeesional help especially for children.
Herbalism Treatment for Cough
This is an area where herbs are of special benefit if in doubt get qualified treatment. Choose from one or a mixture of the following taken as warm infusions Coltsfoot(Tussilago farfara): one of the best cough remedies, particularly for irritating spasmodic cough. It will soothe loosen mucus and reduce the spasm Hyssop ( Hyssopus officinalis) a calming and relaxing expectorant when the cough isfresh or dried herbs can be use make a steam inhalation to loosen congested mucus and open the airway. Associated with restlessness and irriation. Marshmallow (Altbea officinalis) a demulcent remedy which meansitis highly soothing to the inflamed tubes For a harsh dry and painful cough always include Marshmallow ina mixture to ease to ease the sorencess .Thyme (Thymus vulgaris) powerful antiseptic this relieves a dry cough linked with a respiratory infection White Horengoud (Marruubium vulagare) an expectorant freeing up thick sticky mucus and helping it to be removed more effectively.
Types of cough
It can be useful to divide coughs into two types when the membracs are hot and dry the cough is painful and non-productive. A mucus is produced the cough become moist looser and can feel almost choking.while the latter requires help in removing the excess mucus. Choose the appropriate treatments in each case.
Homeopathy Treatment for Cough
For short term treatment of a cough try few doses of one of these remedies: Aconite: for a dry short cough which may occui first thing in the morning or come on after exposure to cold dry winds. Bryonia: for a really spasmodic dry cough which shakes the whole body and is worse with movement or after cating . Ipecacuanha: for a moist cough with some wheezing and a feeling of choking and oftern much nausea Phosphorus: for a dry irritating and tickly cough made worse by changes in temperature.
Naturopathy Treatment for Cough
Initially coughs are often quite dry and painful taking a little honey from a spoon will help to soothe this to make the honey much more. Powerful try mashing a little chopped raw onion or garlic into it first it is anti social products from the diet to reduce the catarrh, Either steam inhalation or a hot compress will encourage expectation and stimular the lugn two work better .Once a cough has been eased try not to slip back into eating patterns which include a lot of suger dairly products cakes or pastries as this can lower resistance to infection and help the cough to linger on or even to return In full force.For children and for any body where the cause is unknown to seek medical advice as professional help may by needed. Similarly if the mucus is bright green or yellow this indicated the presense of an infection and advice should be sought.