Some home remedies and tips that you can follow are: Steam inhalation for 2-3 mins can provide some relief from dry cough. Saltwater gargling is one of the most effective home remedies for treating a sore throat and cough. take warm milk with turmeric and honey before bedtime. You can also chew Tulsi leaves. You may also opt for Sandu Whoopin, Ayurvedic Syrup for Dry cough contains a powerful combination of Anjeer, Draksha, Yashtimadhu and 8 more herbs that soothes the throat and strengthens the respiratory system.