Cough, also known as TUSSIS, is a sudden reflex or protective reflex that human have. It helps to clear the throat and breathing passage, occupied with foreign particles, fluids, microbes and mucus. Cough is either voluntary or involuntary phenomenon. Recurrence of cough usually indicates the presence of a disease.
Cough reflex consists of three phases:
- An inhalation
- A forced exhalation against a closed glottis.
- A violent release of air from the lungs following the opening of glottis.
Irregular cough is caused by respiratory tract infection but can also be triggered by chocking, smoking, pollution, asthma, Gastro-esophageal reflex disease or GERD, an acute disorder of the digestive system where the stomach acid and other ingredients of the stomach enter the esophagus, chronic bronchitis, lung tumours, medication such as AEC inhibitor.
Types of Cough:
- ACUTE: Less than 3 week.
- CHRONIC: More than 3 week.
- PRODUCTIVE COUGH: Cough that brings up phlegm.
- NON PRODUCTIVE COUGH: Cough that does not bring up phlegm, also called Dry Cough
- NOCTURNAL COUGH: Cough that happens at night.
- Nasal congestion
- Runny nose
- Shortness of breath
- Trouble swallowing
- Difficulty in exercise tolerance.
- Hoarseness of voice
- Post-nasal drip
Those days are gone when you depended on the regular cough syrup that was prepared with all kinds of chemical ingredients and most significantly, comprised of drug substances that induced a lot of drowsiness amongst the elderly people as well as children.
Salveo Life Sciences comes up with Tuswas, an effective cough remedy, prepared with a concoction of herbal extracts like honey, tulsi in the ratio of 1:10, along with vasaka, mulethi etc. it does not cause any harmful side effects.
This effective remedy has non-alcoholic and powerful mucolytic base that can be effective for all kinds of cough and throat infections. It is a safe medicine that can be used to cure prolonged cough ailments. The syrup also offers relief from nasal congestion, common cough and cold and allergic cough. The herbal extracts such as honey and tulsi are rich anti-allergic, anti-oxidant and anti-bacterial ingredients. Tuswas also contains Turmeric having anti viral and antibacterial action. Another ingredient, vasaka (Adathodavasika) is antitussive and bronchodilator that reduce all types of cough problems, also having alkaloids pyrroquinazoline show significant protection against allergen induce bronchial obstruction.
Available as: Tuswas Syrup (100ml)
- Children: 1 Tsp 3-4 times a day.
- Adult: 1-2 Tsp 3-4 times day.