Cough followed by discharge (light or heavy) mucus, is especially frequent in the winter months and occurs because of viral and bacterial infections.
For effective treatment of cough and discharge of mucus or secretions, it is important to determine the cause and the quality of the cough, or whether it is acute or chronic, night or daily, productive or dry. In the fight against cough followed by mucus and sputum various herbs have been used for centuries.
Bay leaf and mucus discharge
Crush 3 dried bay leaves, put them in water and cook them on fire. Cover the pot you are using and let mixture stand still for 10 minutes. After that, sweeten the tea with a little honey and add a little lemon juice in it as well. This kind of tea is well known as a home remedy which is effective when it comes to ejecting mucus in bronchitis, and should be drink until you are left with none of it. Drink two or three cup a day.
Honey and coffee
A mixture made of honey and coffee is effective in treating cough and is perfect mean against mucus. Take a tablespoon of honey and mix it with a teaspoon of instant coffee. Stir until you get a creamy mixture. Consume this mixture and then you should drink a glass of lukewarm water. It is used three times a day until the cough stops.
Try to overcome mucus using this folk remedy: Mix 2 teaspoons of olive oil with two teaspoons of lemon juice, two tablespoons of water and a tablespoon of honey. Drink the resulting mixture in the morning and evening.
Fry the garlic in oil. While still warm, place it as compresses onto the chest. These coatings will soften hard mucus.
Nettle tea is well known natural mean used against eliminating excess mucus from the respiratory organs. Soak one tablespoon of dry nettle leaves in a boiled cup of water. Allow the mixture to stand still for around 10 minutes before you strain it. You should drink two cups of unsweetened tea (morning and evening) on a daily basis.
During the fight against discharge of mucus it is desirable to drink plenty of fluids -- water, tea, chicken soup, lemonade.
Make sure to avoid alcohol beverages.