What is coughing?

Coughing is a voluntary or involuntary exercise to clear the throat, lungs of invading microbes, foreign particles, irritants, fluids & mucous. An occasional cough is normal & healthy; cough is the most common health problem includes.  Allergic breathing, Respiratory problems, Dry cough, Whooping cough, Cough due to pollution, Cold and cough, Particularly beneficial in allergic respiratory disease.

Cause of cough

The most common cause of cough is if the person suffering from some medical condition like asthma, gastroesophageal reflux disease, Eosinophilia bronchitis, or some combination of this condition is that of the non-smoking patient. The most common cause of cough is the patient should be evaluating the condition first.

Causes of acute cough

However in most of the cases the infection in the upper respiratory tract that is known as (URTI) it includes-
  • Viral flu
  • Common cold
If the infection in lugs and windpipe that is known as lower respiratory tract infection it includes:
  • Pneumonia
  • Bronchitis
Cause of chronic cough

Chronic cough may be caused by:

  • Smoking
  • GERD (Gastroesophageal reflux)
  • Asthma
  • The less cause of chronic cough is a fungal infection, lung cancer and tuberculosis.


If the causes of cough by the viral infection it takes more than a week will probable to require medical attention. Some diagnostic tests such as chest X-rays and also take a sample of phlegm the doctors or physician send the phlegm into a laboratory for analysis and determine what is causing infection.

Cough syrup

In modern times, problems like allergic cough, sore throat, difficulty in breathing are increasing continuously which can affect daily functioning. In such a condition, the use of Kofnil syrup is very beneficial in breathing problems. However sustain cough is symptomatic a number of conditions in Coughing take place in 3 phases-Breathing in (Inhalation), increased pressure in the lungs & throat, with the vocal cords closed. Cough is acute; if it lasts further than 3 weeks & habitual if it lasts further than 8 weeks to treat cough, SDH-Natural has 2 variants of Kofnil & Kofnil-SF syrup. This cough syrup of SDH is having herbs as ingredients, provides quick relief & doesn’t cause sedation. These cough syrups are meant to clear productive as well as dry cough or cough due to allergy or smoker’s cough. Children particularly will crave Kofnil cough syrup as it has a honey base. So for reliable cough syrup, that provides instant relief in any type of cough, rely on Kofnil cough syrup.

Herbs beneficial in all types of cough

Coughing is a voluntary or involuntary exercise to clear the throat, lungs of invading microbes, foreign particles, irritants, fluids & mucous. An occasional cough is normal & healthy; including cough is the most common health problem. Allergic breathing, Respiratory problems, Dry cough, whooping cough, Cough due to pollution, Cold and cough, particularly beneficial in allergic respiratory disease.

Honey is time effective remedy for the treatment of respiratory problems. Action-The productive cough is a protective reflex arising due to irritation, inflammation exudation & edema of the laryngopharynx, trachea- bronchial mucosa & adjoining structures e.g. tonsils. There may be a nervous component as well, controlled centrally by cough center in medulla oblongata & along with the peripheral hyperactivity of trigeminal, glossopharyngeal, vagus nerve  & even phrenic nerve which mainly lead to dry cough.


It is used in the treatment of diseases related to the respiratory, nervous, circulatory, and digestive systems. It is used in the form of a decoction, powder, extract, or poultice. It is effective in controlling cough, bronchitis, and allergies caused by phlegm.


 This herb enhances digestion power and also helps in expelling phlegm. Honey is taken with ginger in the treatment of cough disorders. When taken in the form of masala tea, it is useful in the treatment of allergies related to the matter.


This herb is found extensively throughout India. The rhizome of Haridra (horizontal stem of a plant that forms new roots and shoots) and the knot have proved to be effective in many diseases. Haridra has anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties and is helpful in relieving common symptoms of allergies.  An extract made from the rhizome of Haridra has anti-asthmatic properties and has been found to be effective in reducing inflammation associated with allergies in the respiratory tract.


The root of this herb is helpful in vomiting and it also acts as a rejuvenator and energy booster. yastimadhu is an excellent blood purifier and removes excess phlegm from the stomach and lungs.

Home remedies

According to the National Health Service honey and Lemon are most over the counter products present in the market. Ginger is the most powerful herb according to Ayurveda it alleviates many diseases like common cold, allergic, rhinitis, sinusitis, bronchitis, use folk remedies for a different medical condition, the medicine included clove, cardamom, piper longum, home remedies for cough due to cold, allergy and cough and sinus infection are treated a number of over the counter medicines.