St George Cof Mix is a homeopathic medicine indicated for relief from cough due to cold, bronchitis, irritated throat, dry, hacking cough with mucous and congestion. It also cleans up the wind pipe and the respiratory system
A cough is a sudden and often repetively reflex which clear the lung passage from secretions,irritants,allergen,foreign particles and microbes.Mostly coughing is caused by allergy foreign body and infection of upper and lower respiration tract.
Things you need to know about Cough treatment
There are many types of cough medications with different action; expectorants (increase mucous, phlegm and works by loosening, thinning it), antitussives (suppress cough), antihistamines (mild sedation), decongestants (relieve nasal congestion)
Many over-the-counter (OTC) cough treatments mix a suppressant and expectorant with medicines to cover other symptoms. That could include an a decongestant, antihistamine and a pain reliever. This mixture can be a good thing if you have a range of cold symptoms, like coughs, body aches, and congestion. The flipside is that you may get medicine you don’t need.
Camphor and Menthol are natural treatments which you rub on your throat and chest if in ointment form . You can also get them in liquid form to use with a vaporizer, a gadget that makes steam you can breathe in Their strong-smelling vapors may ease your cough and open up your stuffy head but not recommended for children
Cough suppressants and antihistamines are used to dry up coughs, so don’t use them along with a mucus-loosening medicine. Drinking up to 8 glasses of water a day is another way to thin mucus.
Direct expectorants are also used to dissolve coughs and they work by inhaling steam from hot water to which certain herbs, such as eucalyptus, ginger and chamomile have been added
Honey is not a very useful cough treatment contrary to popular belief, a Cochrane review found that it was no better than a placebo. On the downside Honey’s use as a cough treatment has been linked on several occasions to infantile botulism and as such should not be used in children less than one year old.
An expectorant is often one of the ingredients and works by loosening thinning it and clearing mucus and phlegm from the lungs, bronchi, and trachea. When giving kids an expectorant, administer it on its own.
Regular allopathic medications are contra indicated for BP and depression and not safe. Dextromethorphan can affect drugs that treat depression. Also, some combination cold and cough medicines contain decongestants, which can raise your blood pressure.
Ingredients: St George Cof Mix Contains: Bryonia 3x (1.2ml), Antim Tart.6 (1.2ml), Justicia Adhatoda Q(1.2ml), Asclepias Tuberosa.Q(1.2ml), Drosera R.Q.(1.2ml), Ocimum sanctum.Q(1.2ml), Ipecac.Q.(1.2ml), Rumex.Q.(1.2ml), Syrup Base-Q.S. to make(100ml)
Action of individual ingredients in St George Cof Mix
Justicia adhatoda is a highly efficacious remedy for acute catarrhal conditions of the respiratory tract. Coryza with cough, ”hoarseness, paroxysmal cough with suffocating obstruction of respiration, dyspnoea, symptoms of asthma and whooping are also covered by this ingredient.
Drosera rotundifolia is a known remedy for whooping cough. It relieves paroxysms which follow each other rapidly, acing and retching, dry irritative cough aggravated on talking, hoarseness and roughness in the throat.
Antimonium tartaricum acts on hoarseness, burning sensations in the chest, rattling of mucus with little expectoration, short rapid and difficult respiration, bronchial tubes overloaded with mucus, and emphysema of the aged.
lpecacuanha reduces spasmodic irritation of the chest. It acts on dyspnoea, chest pain, incessant and violent cough, wing and attacks of spasmodic and suffocative cough with nausea.
Dosage: 1 teaspoonful of St George Cof Mix 3 times a day or as prescribed by the physician.
Manufacturer: St.George’s Homeopathy
Presentation: Bottle of 60ml, 115ml and 500ml
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