Chronic cough is not something that should be overlooked. But there are home remedies that you can try to get rid of cough. The most regular ones use honey and instant solutions like hot teas, but you can make your own cough syrup at home, especially if you have a toddler. Basically research shows that most over the counter medicines do not work on children and adults too because they provide temporary relief. But these remedies are made at home and help in soothing cough, reducing mucus secretion and also clear congestion in the throat. So go ahead and try this home solution to combat cough.