Take garlic and honey for the care and relief of Cough
Effectiveness: 3.2Popularity: 35
Why it works: The allicin present in garlic possesses antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral and antiseptic properties which relieves cough.
How it works: Mince or finely chop up six cloves of fresh, raw garlic. Mix the garlic together with one cup of local honey in a saucepan. Cook on low heat for two minutes. Take one teaspoon twice a day.
Precautions: Garlic can lower blood pressure and increase the risk of bleeding. Use caution if you have bleeding or blood pressure related conditions.
Garlic can irritate the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Use with caution if you have stomach or digestion problems.
Stop taking garlic at least two weeks before a scheduled surgery.
Do not give honey to children under 12 months of age because of the risk of infant botulism poisoning.
The self cure remedy of Take garlic and honey for the care and relief of Cough has an effectiveness score of 3.2 and a popularity score of 35 on the self-cure system.