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Cough, Remedies to help with

Traditonal remedies have been passed down from generations of our families, and they often end up to be everyone's favorites.

Wild Cherry Bark, or prunus serotina, is considered to be an excellent herb for calming down those wild, unwieldy coughs. It's the inner bark that is used for cough medicines and is often found in conventional medicine as well. Wild Cherry bark has expectorant qualities, and is helpful for dry cough, and for soothing sore throats. It has been used as a main ingredient in natural cough syrups since the Native Americans introduced its bark to migrating settlers. Wild Cherry Bark extract is not recommended for those who are pregnant or nursing, or for young children. The herb can be toxic in large doses and is normally taken in cough syrup or as an herbal tea. .

Mullein has been valued as a superior medicinal herb, and used by the Greeks, for diseases of the lungs, and has remained in use for more than 1,800 years. The leaves of Mullein are considered have anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, epectorant and astringent properties, and has been found to be very useful for dry, irritated lung conditions or a dry, raspy throat. These qualities also encourage secretions in dry mucous membranes. It works naturally to soothe chronic bronchial complaints and relieves throat inflammation and irritation, and helps control coughing in croup (a barking cough) and those that accompany a cold or flu. 

Clove are a native to Indonesia, and used as a medicinal remedy for toothache, bad breath and cough. Cloves are commonly used to reduce the irritation of the throat, asthma symptoms, chronic cough, joint pains, headache, and toothaches. The health benefits of Clove bud extract can be attributed to it antimicrobial, antispasmodic, carminative, expectorant, antiseptic and stimulant properties. 

A few Herbal Remedies below to help aide with coughing.


A Natural Cough Syrup - Put 6 cut-up white onions in a double boiler and add 1/2 cup honey. Cook slowly over low heat for 2 hours and strain. Take at regular intervals, preferably warm.

1. For relieve of coughs – Coltsfoot, Lungwort, Mullein, and Plantain. Mix in equal parts. Steep 2 tsp. in 1/2 cup boiling water. Take 1-1/2 cups a day, warm, with honey, in mouthful doses.

2. For relieve of coughs - Plantain (2 parts), Coltsfoot (2 parts), and Knotgrass (3 parts). Steep 1 tsp. in 1/2 cup of boiling water. Sweeten with honey. Take 1 to 1-1/2 cups a day, in mouthful doses.

3. For relieve of coughs - Licorice root, Coltsfoot, Althea root, and Plantain. Mix in equal parts. Steep 1 tsp. in 1/2 cup boiling water. Take 1 to 1-1/2 cups a day, sweetened with honey.

4. For relieve of coughs - Witch grass (12 parts), Aniseed (12 parts), Licorice (18 parts), Elecampane root (11 parts), Lungwort (10 parts), Thyme leaves (8 parts),Murillo bark (4 parts), Irish moss (4 parts), and Lobelia herb (1 part). Boil 2 tsp. mixture in 3 cups of water for 2 to 3 minutes; let stand for 10 minutes and strain. Take 1 cup, morning, noon and night

Disclaimer - The information presented herein by Mountain Maus’ Remedies is intended for educational purposes only. These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, cure, treat or prevent disease. Individual results may vary, and before using any supplements, it is always advisable to consult with your own health care provider.