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Here are eight tried-and-true home remedies for coughing that actually work.

1. Honey - Honey is a natural cough suppressant that has been used medicinally in cultures all over the world.

2.  Gargling with salt water - Gargling with salt water can help soothe a sore throat and ease coughs.

3. Ginger - Coughing may be improved with ginger, as it relaxes the muscles in the airways.

4. Humidifier- It can help reduce the severity of coughs because they increase the air's moisture.

5. Puffs of vapor (Steam) - A cough, wet due to mucus or phlegm production, may ease with a steam bath.

6. Herbal tea - Drinking herbal tea may help ease a dry cough such as chamomile, peppermint 

7. Turmeric- It contains curcumin, a compound that is beneficial for several conditions, including dry cough 

8. Cough drops- The purpose of cough drops is to lubricate and soothe irritated throat tissues