Natural remedies for excess mucus

Try these simple home remedies to get rid of the excess mucus in throat:

  • Take steam coming from boiling water regularly, especially before going to sleep. For more effectiveness you can add some vaporizer or carom seeds in the boiling water. Encourage mucus elimination while taking the steam.
  • Mix dry ginger powder in honey in equal proportions to make a thick paste. Take this 3- 4 times in a day, as this would have a soothing effect.
  • Salt water (hot) gargles when done twice or thrice a day would also help to loosen the mucus and saliva at the back of your throat.
  • Sip hot liquids like boiled water, hot vegetable soups, chicken broths this will help to boost the immune system and also eliminate excess mucus.
  • Add turmeric and salt to a cup of milk, boil and drink this daily. The antiseptic properties in turmeric will help to fight against the infection.
  • Completely avoid smoking even passive smoking.

answered by Dr S

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