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What helps against cough?

Coughing can be really annoying once it starts. It often takes a while to get rid of it again. Today I'll show you some plants and tips that you might be able to take in consultation with your doctor. So what helps against cough?:

Was hilft gegen Husten?
  • Chervil juice

  • Honey

  • marjoram

  • Dost

  • Angelica root wine

  • Nettle

  • Apple

  • Elecampane root

  • thyme

  • anise

  • Cowslip root

  • Marshmallow root and marshmallow leaves

  • Violet root

  • Mullein flowers

  • Coltsfoot leaves

  • Fennel fruits

  • Bibernell root

  • Icelandic moss

  • Horehound

  • Quendel

  • brisket

  • Coriander seeds

  • Tansy leaves

  • Oat straw

  • Plum seed wine

  • Radish Juice: Cut the top cap off a large black radish, hollow out the radish and pierce the bottom with a knitting needle. Place the radish on a glass. Now fill the cavity with rock candy or solid honey and put the lid back on. Leave in a warm place. Use the juice that flows through the opening into the glass as cough syrup, even for small children. You can take it in teaspoons several times a day.

  • Fir tree top juice: Fill the pine tops into a glass, add wine and place in the sun for about 10 days. Then strain and boil the juice with the same amount of sugar. This can take up to 1 hour.

  • Onion milk: Bring 1 sliced onion to the boil briefly in a cup of milk, strain and sweeten with honey. Drink hot.


Cough spread


125 g low-fat drops (low-fat quark)

1/4 liter of sweet cream

1/2 freshly grated horseradish root

1 to 2 tablespoons wine vinegar or lemon juice

1 to 2 tablespoons of galangal powder

1 pinch of pepper

1 pinch of cardamom

1 pinch of ginger

1 pinch of Bertram

1 pinch of salt

Mix the quark well with the whipped cream, herbs and spices, stir in the grated horseradish and season with salt and a little lemon juice or wine vinegar.

Eat 1 to 2 tablespoons several times a day on a piece of bread.


If you have a cough


1 teaspoon salt or apple cider vinegar


Add salt or apple cider vinegar to a glass of water. Take a sip every hour and gargle with it, but do not swallow.


Cough syrup 1


2 heaped tablespoons of aniseed

2 heaped tablespoons of fennel

2 heaped tablespoons of dill seeds

2 heaped tablespoons of dill herb

4 heaped tablespoons of sage

4 heaped tablespoons of thyme

1/2 liter of water

400 ml water

500 g bee honey

Puree the anise, fennel, dill seeds and dill weed in a blender and bring to the boil with 1/2 liter of water. Boil the same amount of sage and thyme in 400 ml of water and strain. Mix herbal puree and tea, bring to the boil with 500 g of honey, stir well and bottle hot.

1 to 2 tablespoons several times a day.


Cough syrup 2


2 handfuls of dandelion flowers

at least 3 liters of fresh spruce tops

1 bunch of ribwort plantain leaves

50 g Icelandic moss (from the pharmacy)

1 whole lemon

1 teaspoon fennel seeds

2 liters of water


Heat everything in a pot, bring to the boil briefly, allow to cool and then strain, squeezing out the herbs. Add 1 kg of sugar to 1 liter of juice, simmer until thick, fill into bottles and store in a cool place.

Instead of ribwort plantain, you can also add marshmallow, coltsfoot flowers or rosemary.

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