Before you even begin to pile up on medication or other remedies, you must try breathing in steam for persistent dry cough. All you will need is a large pot of boiled water and a clean towel (optionally, you can get another heat-safe container to put the water in while you carry out the remedy). Place the towel over your head and bend over the pot, until your face is directly above it. Breathe in the steam for as long as you can until it becomes too hot.
One of Mother Nature’s gentlest and sweetest home remedies is honey. This delicious solution will soothe your aching throat and speed up the healing process, thanks to its strong antimicrobial, analgesic and antioxidant properties. There are many ways in which you can consume honey for treating persistent dry cough, but we recommend mixing it into a glass of hot milk for delightful results.