A new study by researchers at the University of Hull in Yorkshire, England, the possibility of using chocolate as an effective treatment for cough surpasses drugs.
The study was conducted on 163 patients, some of whom drank syrup, which is usually prescribed for those who suffer from cough, while others took a drug containing chocolate called «Rococo».
The researchers found that the patients who took the drug containing the chocolate improved significantly in two days, a faster period compared to other treatments, where researchers attributed the reason to the characteristics of cocoa, which contains chocolate, because it is more viscous and protects nerve endings, Cause cough.
Black chocolate contains a large proportion of theobromine, and the higher the cocoa content, the more effective it is. According to researchers, chocolate containing at least 70% of cocoa significantly reduce the symptoms of cough.