Winters are super horrible for those who struggle with cough and colds. Coughs are sometimes caused by smokes, air pollution, second-hand smoking, and aging.
Honey has been used since forever. It soothes and heals which is why people like to use it. Honey doesn’t go bad, meaning you can keep it in your pantry without being worried about its nutrients.
Bananas are another healthy fruit. They can easily replace your sweet snacks, and you will get a bunch of health benefits. Bananas are a great remedy for numerous ailments, and they should be your go-to solution when relieving a cough.
That’s just your body’s way of cleaning the respiratory system and dealing with an infection, bronchitis or any other problem.
Here’s what Dr. Mercola at the Mayo Clinic says:
You are dealing with acute cough if you have if less than three weeks. Chronic coughs last longer than two months in adults and a month in children.
Some causes of coughs include:
Common causes of acute coughs :
- Common cold
- Influenza (flu)
- Inhaling an irritant
- A whooping cough
Common causes of chronic coughs:
- Asthma (most common in children)
- Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
- Postnasal drip”
The causes of cough vary, and sometimes it’s just your body trying to eliminate foreign particles or mucus from lungs and upper airway passages. This is one of its protective mechanisms that eases breathing. The causes of cough are sometimes notable, but sometimes you can’t really tell what triggered it.
Pay attention to small details, such as the sound of your cough. Learn more about the symptoms and determine the real cause. This is the first step toward getting a relief.
What do you do when a cough strikes in? We go straight to the pharmacy to get a cough syrup. But, syrups are not the best solution to the problem. Researchers have found that this syrup is not something you should use.
We have a better solution to your problem. Try this homemade banana cough cream!
Homemade banana cough cream
- 2 ripe organic bananas
- 2 tbsp raw honey
- 400 ml water
Bring the water to a boil. Mash the bananas, and add in the water. Put the lid on, and let it cool for half an hour.
Add in your honey, and stir well.
Take 100ml of your remedy four times a day. Warm it up before every use.
Bananas relieve cough and its symptoms, and also boost serotonin levels, helping you sleep better.