Cough is a common health ailment, which usually comes along with the cold. It is commonly known as Kapha(water) disorder in Ayurveda. It is caused by the accumulation of mucus or stimulation on the mucous membrane of the respiratory tract.
In allopathic system medicines tries to suppress cough, but in the Ayurvedic system, medicines try to root out the reason behind the creation of cough.
In fact, Cough treatment begins with diet. Start Koff Kranti and avoid any form of dairy products and other mucous forming food like ice-cream, cold water, fruit juices for few days.