Natural home remedies for a cough and cold
Cough cold are a very common illness which comes with every season change.
How to prevent it and how to fight it? That is the big question in everyone’s mind. Allopathy
medicines make us feel better for some time but alternative treatments give a permanent relief.
The common cold may lead to a runny nose, congestion, cough, body pain, fever, stomach infection. Flu
or common cold is an extremely noncritical disease but it makes the patient suffer a lot. An average
human gets affected by this disease three times in a year. It takes 7 to 8 days to cure. No medicines
can resolve it before 7 to 10 days.
Here are some remedies which will help in treating the common cold. These are the ancient
remedies which we do not practise anymore due to time constraint or modernisation, but they still
Steps to eradicate cold:
• Increase intake of warm water throughout the day, this will help in flushing toxins out of your
• Include Vitamin C rich food in your diet.
• Take hot ginger tea for relief from congestion.
• If you are a non-vegetarian, chicken clear soups just works best.
• Turmeric milk heals the body internally.
• Ginger and tulsi juice work great. Ginger also helps to keep the body warm, which is good so that
body can start perspiring and flush the toxins out.
• Honey relieves the throat. Honey is a soothing and healing agent. Raw honey from untainted
bees is the best honey which can boost immunity and treat cold symptoms.
• Boil ginger and turmeric in water and drink it twice a day.
• Inhale hot water steam, it works better than any nasal drop.
• A combination of garlic, lemon and honey also give relief.
• Gargle with salted warm water for relief from a sore throat.
Nothing beats the disease better than complete rest. Take a break from work and spend some time
relaxing and helping your body to recover completely. First, three days of common cold are when
infection can spread the most. So be at home and avoid spreading the disease.
If relief is not achieved and if a cough becomes chronic, visit a medical practitioner and get checked