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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