Combat Cold & Cough with These Home Remedies


Ruler's of Penmai
Jul 5, 2011
Combat Cold & Cough with These Home Remedies

• Runny or blocked nose
• Sneezing
• Sore throat
• Congestion
• Headache
• Low fever with body pain
• Loss of appetite
• Lethargy
• Insomnia

Home Remedies

• Keep the body warm especially the feet, chest, throat and head.
• Take half a teaspoon of ginger juice with half a teaspoon of honey, three times a day (morning, noon and night).
• Mix half a cup of warm water with one teaspoon of lemon juice and one teaspoon of honey.
Dosage: Take several times a day. Those who cannot tolerate lemon should avoid.
• In cases of dry cough (especially during the night), peel a small piece of fresh ginger. Sprinkle some salt on it and chew.
• Take equal amounts of cardamom, ginger powder, black pepper and cinnamon (1 teaspoon each). Add sugar equal to the total amount of mixture and grind to make a fine powder. Take half a teaspoon twice daily, with honey or warm water after meals.
• For sore throat, gargle with warm salty water (adding a pinch of turmeric) two to three times a day.

Dos and don'ts


• Cold foods and drinks
• Ice cream, sweets
• Milk products (cheese, creams, yogurt)
• Sweet fruit juices
• Breads
• Meats
• Nuts
• Pastries
• Sleeping during the day
• Taking a cold shower
• Exposure to cold wind, fans, air conditioners

• Boiled or steamed vegetables
• Vegetable soup
• Spice teas
• Herbal teas
• Hot milk with a piece of crushed ginger
• Half a teaspoon of turmeric powder mixed in milk provides relief.
• Have a protein rich soup - chicken broth or soya soup

For difficult cases or chronic cases always prefer homeopathy it helps you definately.

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