How To Treat Whooping Cough the Natural Way
Whooping cough is caused by the micro-organisms Bordetella pertussis and Bordetella
parapertussis. Of these, the first one gives the rise to more severe infections. Whooping cough
is also associated with various adinoviruses,para-influenza and respiratory viruses.
Certain home remedies have been found beneficial in the treatment of whooping cough. The
most effective of these remedies is the use of garlic. The syrup of garlic should be given in the
dosage of five drops to a tablespoon two or three times a day for treating this condition. It should
be given more often if the coughing spells are frequent and violent.
Ginger ( adrak) is another effective remedy for whooping cough. A teaspoon of fresh ginger
juice, mixed with a cup of fenugreek ( methi) decoction and honey to taste, is an excellent
diaphoretic. It acts as an expectorant in this disease.
A syrup prepared by mixing a teaspoon of fresh radish (muli) with equal quantity of honey and a
little rock salt, is beneficial in the treatment of this disease. It should be given thrice daily.
Almond (badam) oil is valuable in whooping cough. It should be given missed with 10 drops
each of fresh white onion juice and ginger juice, daily thrice for a fortnight . It will give relief.