Have older children suck on a sugar cube to help with a cough.
Breathe in hot coltsfoot tea steam. Drink with honey and lemon.
Soak some almonds in a glass of water overnight. Remove the skins and grind into a paste along with some butter and sugar. Adminster as a remedy for a dry cough.
Gargle sage leaf and elder blossom tea with a little almond oil, oil of clove, and honey to relieve the cough and soothe the throat.
Take a teaspoon of honey with a few drops of vodka or brandy before bed.
Take garlic, lobelia, comfrey, and licorice.
Drink red raspberry, honey suckle, or liquorice tea with honey.
Rub the throat with lobelia extract, garlic oil, a natural vapor rub, or eucalyptus oil to relieve cough symptoms.
Inhale the steam of a few drops of tincture benzoin or 1/4 teaspoon camphor water for several minutes.
Drink a cup of grape juice with a teaspoon of honey.