Treating a mucus cough

May 8, 2012 by

A persistent mucus cough can be very tiring and it can be difficult to shift. There are a lot of different medicinal products available to help reduce the effects of a mucus cough, but the main thing you should aim to do is expel the excess mucus from your body. The thicker the mucus is, the harder it is to cough it out. It can be quite a painful process. One way to make it easier is to try some home remedies to thin out the phlegm, which makes it easier to cough it out. The following will all assist to thin the mucus. Steam inhalation. Pour boiling water into a bowl and add a few drops of an essential oil like eucalyptus or mint. Place a towel over your head and inhale the...

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