In accordance with the onmed, the best solution for a cough is the chocolate!
Recently completed the largest study in Europe on over-the-counter solutions for the cough, and the results indicated that medicinal products containing cocoa is extremely effective in relieving cough.
In accordance with the findings of the study ROCOCO, as it is called, the product based on cocoa provided significant relief in the space of just two days.
This is not the first time that a scientific study shows that chocolate soothes the cough. Previously, researchers from Imperial College London had found that theobromine, an alkaloid found in cocoa, combats the desire to Î²Î®Î¾Î¿Ï…Î¼Îµ.
The new product was that, in the context of the study, to reduce the frequency of cough and the interruptions of sleep after treatment, just a couple of days.
The researchers estimate that the positive results are due to the softening effect of the cocoa. Like the honey, the cocoa creates a protective coating on the inside of the neck, protecting the nerve endings and preventing the desire to Î²Î®Î¾Î¿Ï…Î¼Îµ.
The results of the study ROCOCO is expected to be published within the next few months in a reputable medical journal.
In the meantime, be sure to have everything in your house black chocolate with a cocoa content of at least 85%. The best way to enjoy it is to Ï€Î¹Ï€Î¹Î»Î¯ÏƒÎµÏ„Îµ chocolate, so the cocoa to come in contact with the neck for most of the time.