3-Ingredient Home Remedy To Relieve Cough And Bronchitis
Inflammation of the lining of your bronchial tubes or more precisely, the mucous membrane in the bronchial tubes (airways that carry air to and from the lungs) is called bronchitis is an and this medical condition is manifested with coughing up mucus, wheezing, shortness of breath as well as chest discomfort. There are two types of bronchitis: acute or chronic.
Acute bronchitis also called chest cold is a short term inflammation that is manifested with cough and the symptoms last several weeks. Chronic bronchitis or a productive cough is condition that is much severe than acute bronchitis. This medical condition lasts a few months and it keeps coming back. Most patients who suffer from this health issue have COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
The most common causes of bronchitis are viral infection, but other risk factors are tobacco smoke, dust and other air pollution.
This is a cough which lasts 4 weeks with kids and with adults it can last 8 weeks or maybe longer. This type of a cough might make you feel exhausted and also can interrupt your sleep.
In serious cases, chronic cough can lead to rib fractures, lightheadedness, and vomiting.
In some cases, it is difficult to find out the problem which triggers this condition. However, common causes of a chronic cough are acid reflux, tobacco use, asthma and postnasal drip.
The conventional treatment for bronchitis is use of prescription drugs, but you should know that there are natural remedies that are even more efficient than medications.
Below we are going to present you recipe that will relieve the cough and will soothe sore throat.
Note: this mixture of natural ingredients is suitable for both, adults and children. The combination of honey and bananas is delicious, so kids will not have problem consuming it.
- 2 tablespoons honey
- 2 medium-sized ripe bananas
- 400 ml of boiling water
Method of preparation:
First peel the bananas and put them in a plastic bowl. With a wooden fork or spoon mash the bananas until you get a puree. Then, add the boiled water and leave the mixture for half an hour to soak. After that, add the honey and stir until you get homogenous mixture – syrup.
On a daily basis, you should consume about 400 ml of this remedy – it is advisable to consume 100 ml of the remedy, 4 times a day. In order to get all of its benefits, you should consume this remedy in a period of 5 days.
Note: this amount is for one day and you should prepare new dose of this remedy every morning.