Food as Medicine is so simple! Here are some tips from Dr. Lad:
Mix 1/4 teaspoon black pepper powder with 1 teaspoon of honey and eat with breakfast, lunch and dinner for 3-5 days.*If your voice is hoarse, use 1 teaspoon ghee instead of honeyHoney and black pepper are heating and help relieve congestion to dry out the cough.
Another great tea is 1/2 teaspoon ginger powder, pinch of clove, and pinch of cinnamon powrder in a cup of boiling water. Let cool and enjoy in the morning or afternoon.
If your cough is more persistent, try this amazing treat - 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard seeds + 1/2 teaspoon ginger powder into 1 teaspoon of honey. Ginger relieves congestion and mustard heats, This works 2-3 times per day as long as your cough persists.
We live in a modern world and need modern medicine to help support a healthy lifestyle of prevention - so if your cough persists for more than a week, you should see a doctor.