How to Reduce a Fever without Medication - this gives a number of fever reducing ideas that don't require medication. One method is wet socks and apply them to ankles. Sounds weird but works wonders for a high fever in children.
**Quiet a Nighttime Cough** - Apply Vicks Vapo rub generously on the bottom of both feet at bedtime, then cover with socks. Even persistant, heavy, deep coughing will stop in about 5 minutes and will stay suppressed for up to 8 hours of relief.