6 Effective Alternatives to Cough Syrup (Including Pineapple Juice)


Drink pure pineapple juice instead of cough syrup is very effective when you are dealing with cough. It’s said that this juice is 5 times more effective than cough syrup.

Following is a natural syrup made with this super fruit which is more effective than any cough syrup that currently can be found on the market.

How to prepare the Pineapple Juice for Cough

Things you have to prepare:

  • 5 oz of fresh pineapple juice
  • ¼ cup lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
  • 1 inch ginger root (grinded)
  • 1 tbsp of honey
  • ½ tsp of chili pepper


Mix all of the above mentioned ingredients.

Consume ¼ of a glass of the pineapple juice for cough 2 to 3 times a day.

Repeat this procedure on a daily basis until symptoms are gone.

Here are more alternative ways to soothe a cough, try these natural remedies next time when you are suffering from cough:

Honey and Hot water

Such a simple warm drink to soothe the throat. A teaspoon of honey in warm water and sipped on.

Lemon and Honey Tea

Slice some lemons and place into a big tea pot. Fill with hot water and add a heaped tbsp of honey. This soothing tea provides lots of vitamin C for your throat.

Onion and Honey Syrup

Slice one large onion and layer place a few layers in a clean jar. Top with honey then another few rings of onion. Repeat till all the onion is in and covered. Leave overnight. Use as a cough syrup throughout the day.

Honey Almonds Milk

Almonds are warming and thermal in nature. They are well used in treating coughing and asthma. The easiest way to use them is to make almond milk:

Soak 1 cup of almonds in water overnight. The next day blend with 3 cups of water. Strain and blend again with some honey. Drink.

Eucalyptus Essential Oil

Eucalyptus oil has antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties – it has been widely used to help treat a wide range of medical conditions, including coughing:

Bring 4 cups of  water to a boil, remove from the heat and add 20 to 30 drops eucalyptus essential oil. Inhale the steam for at least 15 minutes with a towel draped over your head to trap the vapor.




Beverly Entin