Herbal and Home Remedies for the treatment of Whooping Cough (Pertussis)Medical Name: Pertussis
Aloe Vera Juice - Mix equal parts of aloe vera juice and honey and take a tablespoon or two before you suspect an attack for whooping cough. Good for a smoker's cough.
Alfalfa Leaves - Alfalfa leaves have wonderful healing powers that can prevent heart disease, lower cholesterol and help prevent strokes, overall helping to prevent whooping cough.
Comfrey - Take a comfrey tea for dry persistent coughs.
Caution : It should not be taken for long term use as it may cause liver damage.
Almond Oil - Almond oil is also a good remedy for curing pertussis. Mix Five drops of almond oil with ten drops of fresh white onion juice and ginger juice. This mixture can be taken three times a day.
Honey - Add a tablespoon of honey to a glass of boiling water and drink as needed. This will give a soothing effect to the throat and will help to cure whooping cough fast.
Ginger - 10ml of ginger juice with equal quantity of honey may provide relief to whooping cough, you may take it two times daily.
Calamus - A pinch of the powder of the roasted calamus can be given with a teaspoon of honey. This will provide relief in whooping cough to the patient. Being antispasmodic, it prevents severe bouts of coughing. For smaller children, the dose must be proportionately smaller.
Licorice Root - Take 5 grams of Licorice Root and powder it. This can be taken three times daily with honey. You can also make a decoction by using ½ teaspoon of powdered root to one cup of water, and drink three cups daily.
Licorice Root gives soothing to your throat and contains anti-inflammatory properties, and is an expectorant. Do not use if you have high blood pressure.
Castor Oil - You may take castor oil by mixing it with cow's milk. This will help you treat whooping cough fast.
Onion: A syrup prepared by combining 1 tablespoon raw onion juice with 1 tablespoon of honey is very beneficial for curing whooping cough. Take 1 teaspoon of it daily.