This is a simple home remedy for cough with three ingredients – honey, long pepper and another one called Kantakari (Solanum xanthocarpum). Kantakari herb is one among Dashamoola (ten roots) group of herbs.
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Kanta means thorns. This herb is very thorny. Kanta also means throat. This herb is usually used in treating disorders related to throat and respiratory tract – such as soar throat, cough, asthma, bronchitis etc. So the name Kantakari.
Pippali – Long pepper – half a teaspoonful.
Kantakari (Solanum xanthocarpum) – half a teaspoonful.
Madhu – Honey – 1 – 2 teaspoon.
Method of preparation
How to make?
Mix fine powders of the two herbs and add honey. Mix well to make a paste. Lick this, in a dose of one teaspoonful, two times a day after food.
One can drink water after taking this remedy.
Used in the treatment of cough.
Helpful in indigestion.
Relieves cough with sputum.
Useful in sore throat.
This remedy can be used in children above 1 year age. It is quite safe during lactation period. But in pregnancy, one needs to consult a doctor before trying this remedy.