Categories

A sample text widget

Etiam pulvinar consectetur dolor sed malesuada. Ut convallis euismod dolor nec pretium. Nunc ut tristique massa.

Nam sodales mi vitae dolor ullamcorper et vulputate enim accumsan. Morbi orci magna, tincidunt vitae molestie nec, molestie at mi. Nulla nulla lorem, suscipit in posuere in, interdum non magna.

What are different home remedies for Common Cold? – Part 1

What is Common Cold?

• The common cold is an infection of one’s nose and throat that are caused by viruses.
• We catch about two and four colds a year.

Symptoms of Common Cold

• Runny nose
• Cough
• Nasal congestion
• Sore or itchy throat
• Sneezing
• Watery eyes
• Mild headache
• Mild fatigue or body aches
• Fever less than 102 degrees

Home Remedies for common Cold

1. Zinc Lozenges
• Zinc is an essential mineral.
• It is required by more than 300 enzymes in our bodies.
• Meat, liver, seafood and eggs contain zinc.
• Zinc lozenges are often found in health stores.
• Zinc helps to reduce the duration of cold symptoms.
• Take it within 24 hours after the appearance of cold symptoms.
• Zinc also reduces the severity of symptoms.

2. Vitamin D
• People with higher levels of vitamin D may have a reduced risk of catching the common cold.
• Take Vitamin D supplement daily.

3. Astragalus
• Astragalus root has long been used in traditional Chinese medicine to strengthen immunity.
• It prevents colds and flu.
• Astragalus has antiviral properties.
• It stimulates the immune system.
• Astragalus is also an antioxidant.
• Astragalus can be found in capsule, tea or extract form at health food.
• A bowl of soup boiled with astragalus root is often recommended.
• Take it once or more per week throughout the winter in order to prevent colds.

4. Ginger
• Prepare a mixture of half a teaspoon of the powder of ginger, pepper, and cloves.
• Take this mixture, three times a day.
• It may be licked with honey.
• It can also be taken as an infusion with tea.
• The mixture of these three ingredients has also antipyretic qualities.
• It is effective in reducing fever accompanying bronchitis.
• It also tones up the metabolism of the patient.
• Ginger root is another folk remedy for cough, colds and sore throat.
• It’s used in traditional Chinese medicine to treat coughs.
• It is also used for colds accompanied by runny nose.
• Hot ginger tea is a popular home remedy for cold symptoms and sore throat. Honey and lemon are sometimes added.

5. Garlic
• Garlic is one of the more popular home cures for colds.
• Have chicken soup with lots of garlic or a drink made with raw crushed garlic to help with common cold.
• The patient should be given garlic cloves that are boiled in thirty grams of milk daily.
• The cold-fighting compound in garlic is thought to be allicin.
• It has antibacterial and antifungal properties.
• Allicin is what gives garlic its distinctive hot flavor.
• To maximize the amount of allicin, fresh garlic should be chopped or crushed and it should be raw.
• It is also available in pill form.
• Half a teaspoon of turmeric powder should be administered with half a glass of milk.
• It should be taken about two or three times daily.
• It acts best when taken on an empty stomach.

6. Honey
• Honey is considered highly beneficial in the treatment of asthma.
• One can also mix 1 teaspoon honey in a glass of water and have it 3 times a day.
• This helps in children’s coughs and helps them sleep better.
• Honey works by coating and soothing an irritated throat.
• It has antioxidant and antibacterial effects.
• Dark-colored honey, such as the buckwheat honey is particularly high in antioxidants.

Ah-Choo!: The Uncommon Life of Your Common Cold Sprouts Cold Remedy for Common Cold Hylands Homeopathic Cold Sores And Fever Blistr

Leave a Reply

You can use these HTML tags

<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>