‘Cough and colds’

Honey and coffee for persistent post-infectious cough

remedy for persistent cough

What is “Persistent post-infectious cough”? Also known as PPC, it is the most annoying cough that remains after a common cold or an upper respiratory tract infection, for more than three weeks. This cough is expected to last for only one or two weeks, but persists for more than 3 weeks and up to many months. PPC is reported to 11–25% of all cases of chronic cough. What are the symptoms? Persistent tickling or irritating sensation in the throat which leads to paroxysms of coughing.… Read More

Does honey help cough?

winnie likes honey

It does. Give your children honey, and it will calm cough naturally and pleasantly! A cough is a reflex action of our body to clear airways of mucus and irritants, such as dust or smoke. It is natural and good, because it is how our organism is protecting itself. There are two types of coughs: dry or chesty (or wet). Dry cough: We feel them as tickles in the throat. This happens when the throat and upper airways become inflamed (swollen). There is… Read More