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Is there any effective "alternative medicine for coughing for a 2 year old?

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In brief: "Alternative" means

...Never proven to work, so in that sense, honey isn't alternative any more because it was shown to work better than any cough medicine.

In brief: "Alternative" means

...Never proven to work, so in that sense, honey isn't alternative any more because it was shown to work better than any cough medicine.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics
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In brief: Buckwheat honey....

...Has been shown to be quite helpful in controlling cough.
Don't use the stuff in the "bear" bottle or just any generic honey; these typically don't help. If you can't find buckwheat honey, which is the best studied, then use raw honey.

In brief: Buckwheat honey....

...Has been shown to be quite helpful in controlling cough.
Don't use the stuff in the "bear" bottle or just any generic honey; these typically don't help. If you can't find buckwheat honey, which is the best studied, then use raw honey.
Dr. Bryan Levey
Dr. Bryan Levey
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics

In brief: Honey and lemon juic

Mix 1 oz honey with 1 oz lemon juice and give 1 tsp every 2-3 hrs.
It may help. Never studied however.

In brief: Honey and lemon juic

Mix 1 oz honey with 1 oz lemon juice and give 1 tsp every 2-3 hrs.
It may help. Never studied however.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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