"Let food be your medicine and your medicine be your food. Each one of the substances in a person's diet, acts upon the body and changes it in some unique way, and upon these changes the whole life depends, whether in health, in sickness or convalescent."  

Hippocrates 2 000 years ago.

Bronchitis Home Remedies

Looking for some bronchitis home remedies because you are feeling as sick as a dog?

Your head is pounding, your ears are blocked, your chest is wheezing, your throat is scratchy and you are coughing so much your stomach and back muscles are aching?

The chances are pretty good that you have developed Bronchitis and the first and most important thing to do is to have this checked by your Medical Practitioner.

The home remedies mentioned below are not in anyway been suggested as a cure for bronchitis, but merely as an aid to help soothe the symptoms.

 What is Bronchitis?

  • Bronchitis often occurs as a complication of a respiratory infection such as the common cold.
  • Bronchitis is a short term infection of the larger airwaves (bronchi) which causes an inflammation or obstruction in the bronchial tubes.

What are the symptoms of Bronchitis?

  • An irritating cough that produces phlegm is one of the main symptoms of acute bronchitis.
  • Blocked ears and earache.
  • Nasal congestion.
  • Sore Throat.
  • Chest pain.
  • Wheezing and tightness in the chest.
  • Breathlessness.
  • Mild fever.

Okey dokey, now that we have shown what the symptoms of bronchitis are, we are going to offer some natural bronchitis home remedies for as many of the SYMPTOMS  as possible, starting with help for coughs

How do you Stop Coughing from Bronchitis?


1 bottle honey

1 small bottle glycerine

1 tablespoon lemon juice


Mix all ingredients together and take one tablespoon 3 to 4 times per day, this will help get rid of the slime.

Why Honey and Lemons?

  • Honey is a natural antibiotic as well as having anti-bacterial qualities.
  • Lemons lower levels of histamine, a naturally occurring chemical that causes stuffy noses.

What is the Best Home Remedy for Bronchitis Coughs?


half a teaspoon ground cinnamon

half a teaspoon sugar

half a cup of  lukewarm water


Mix well and drink at least 3 to 4 times a day.

Why Cinnamon

  • Cinnamon is a natural expectorant which means that it is an agent that dissolves thick mucus and helps with respiratory difficulties.

Bronchitis Home Remedies - Treating Earache


10ml white vinegar

10ml luke warm water


Mix together and use a sterilized medicine dropper  to insert three drops into each ear 3 times per day.

WARNING;  Never insert anything into the ear without approval of your medical practitioner.

Why White Vinegar?

  • White vinegar is acidic and toxic to micro-organisms causing ear infections and will help eliminate their growth and reproduction in the ear canal.

Natural Help for Nasal Congestion


1 cup lukewarm water

1 teaspoon of salt


Mix ingredients well, blow your nose and then cup your hand and pour mixture into your hand quickly sniffing up into your nose.

Leave for a minute or two and then blow your nose again, you will immediately feel relief from congested nasal passages. (See uses for salt)

Do this 3 to 4 times a day and feel the difference.

Home Remedy for a Sore Throat


Chop 6 onions,

Add 6 oz of honey


Place in a double boiler and cook slowly over a low heat for two hours.

Strain, and drink this onion syrup regularly during the day, and preferable when warm because it tastes far better.

Why Onions?

  • The quercetin, concentrated in onions, has antiviral and antibacterial activity.


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