There are a few natural remedies that you can use as soon as you feel a bout of flu or cough coming on so that you do not suffer too much.
People often complain about cold and flu during the monsoon season. Symptoms of cold and flu are quite familiar to all of us- runny nose, cough, congestion, headache and at times fever. Nature's remedies can be found in the garden, the kitchen, and on the vitamin shelf; and they don’t lead to drowsiness! Get relief quickly at home. Here are several simple home remedies that will greatly relieve your cold symptoms:
Combine the following herbs together:
Stir 1 teaspoon of this formula for about 10 minutes in 1 cup of hot water; strain it, and add honey for sweetness if you like. If you drink this delicious tea several times a day, it will help to take care of cold, congestion, and flu.
Drinking hot water several times a day is an effective way to remove toxins from the system and hasten recovery from a cold.
Dairy products should be strictly avoided such as yogurt, cottage cheese, and milk, and all cold drinks.
Put a drop of liquefied ghee or bhrami oil in each nostril. This will lubricate the nasal passages and relief a cold.
Take half a cup of pomegranate juice, one pinch of ginger powder and a pinch of pipli powder.
Make a mixture of one fourth part of garlic powder and one part of trikatu, add a little honey take this twice a day.
Chop one clove of garlic and boil it with half cup milk, add one fourth tea spoon turmeric. This garlic turmeric milk heals most types of cough.
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