Dark chocolate helps stop coughs.
Peppermint oil helps stop coughs.
Coconut oil helps heal the body.
Dark Chocolate Peppermint Truffles - better than a York Peppermint patty - and good for you!
There are recipes online that show you how to make these "candies" that are yummy - and medicinal!
See if your kids will believe you when you tell them these candies are medicine! Ha!
Also, the best way to get rid of a cough in 3-4 days (instead of weeks with conventional over the counter stuff):
Fenugreek (3-6 pills, depending on body weight) 3 or 4x daily
(you can substitute one or two pills each time with Nature's Sunshine ALJ - this especially
helps with acute bronchitis or pneumonia)
Peppermint oil drops in a cup of water or off the back of your hand. Some like to take it with coconut oil. Its best not to go more than 4 or 5 days with taking any essential oil internally.