COVID-19 Information: There are several early symptoms of COVID-19 and one of them is a dry cough. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), fever, dry cough, and fatigue are the most common symptoms of the coronavirus. Know how to treat dry cough at home.
Publish Date: Mon, 03 May 2021 01:06 PM IS
New Delhi | Jagran Health Desk: The country has grappled with the effects of the second wave of the coronavirus. With COVID-19 cases soaring, Business Standard research suggests that one in four people tested in India is a coronavirus positive case. There are several early symptoms of COVID-19 and one of them is a dry cough. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), fever, dry cough, and fatigue are the most common symptoms of the coronavirus.
However, people can have a dry cough due to changes in weather and ice consumption. In addition, this could be the reason why you must have a dry cough. In the midst of the alarming situation, people need to take care of their health. For your help, here are some home remedies you can use to treat your dry cough:
There are various nutrients in honey and it also has high quality antioxidants, antibacterial, and antifungal properties. The high quality properties can help remove the irritation caused by the mucus. To cure the dry cough, people should add a tablespoon of honey to warm water and drink it twice a day.
There are a number of health benefits of ginger and it contains medicinal properties as well. Ginger can help soothe the irritation caused by phlegm in your throat. All you have to do is take the ginger syrup and mix it well with 1 tablespoon of honey. You need to swallow the 1 tablespoon amount and it will help treat dry cough.
3. Mulethi (licorice root)
Mulethi has medicinal properties for treating dry cough and it also has high quality properties like antioxidants, antibiotics, and protein. All you have to do is take some mulethi and boil it in water. After that, you can add honey and lemon and stir well. Consuming mulethi tea can help you manage dry cough.
Tulsi is known as an immunity booster and has many medicinal benefits. Tulsi is filled with vitamin C and zinc and these properties can help you treat influenza and dry coughs.
5. Gargling salt water
Gargling salt water is an age-old therapy for treating dry coughs. All you have to do is boil water and add a tablespoon of salt. After that, you need to gargle for 30 seconds. Tip: Do not swallow the salt water as it can cause irritation.
(Disclaimer: The article is purely informative based on the research and several studies. Jagran English does not independently vouch for the results of these home remedies. Prior consultation with a doctor is recommended before using any home remedies.)