Garlic is a marvelous remedy, if given in sufficient quantities. It always brings down the temperature, pulse and respiration within 48 hours. Garlic juice can also be applied externally to the chest with beneficial results, as it is an irritant and rubefacient.
Dissolve a small grain of Asafoetida in a spoonful of water and drink for quick relief. If there is congestion in the bronchial chord, use mother tincture of Asafoetida after consulting a Homeopathic physician.