One very common symptom of cold is dry cough.
This symptom can be really worrying for a parent when their kid(s) have sleepless nights from the irritation the cough causes.
There quite a few off-the-counter prescriptions that are available in your local pharmacy. But there are situations where you may not be able to take a stroll to that pharmacy or your kids may be fond of tucking their pills under their tongue and spiting it out afterwards.
You may also have travelled abroad and may not be able to procure a pill easily. Whatever circumstance you may find yourself in a homemade remedy would always be a preferred option especially if it works.
Vicks VapoRub works
Yes, I know most homes have their ever trusty vicks vapoRub handy for all sorts of little infections such as toenail fungus -- but did you know that this ever present balm is effective in taking care of dry cough?
Did you also know that this can be achieved by simply applying it to your feet? Yes, you heard right – just apply to your feet and your dry cough is gone.
Now, before you get carried away and go applying vicks to your feet you actually need to learn how to do it right.
- First apply the ointment to the bottom of your feet
- Put on your stockings and pajamas
- Have a good night sleep
It’s that simple but remember always rub the ointment to the bottom or sole of your feet and also put on your pair of stockings.