I'm Jamaican so my culture has all types of remedies to feel better, to suppress coughs, and to heal. It's crazy FR. Wray & Nephew Rum is always in the equation for me.
Some people rely on cough drops, tea with honey, cinnamon, I mean I've heard it all!
BUT I've never heard this one..... CHOCOLATE !
Try sucking on a piece of chocolate instead of a cough drop. Studies showed it did relieve cough and irritated throat symptoms.
I can't make this up... Don't believe me, check out this ARTICLE !