In winter, many people are suffering from cold. When we get a cold, we rush to buy medicine. While the cold is easily cured by the plants and some homemade remedies which available in our house.
For this, you don’t have to spend a lot of money and time to make this home remedies.
You may not even have to go to the hospital to treatment for common cold. Moreover, there is no fear of negative effect in your body. It helps to increase immunity power inside your body.
Home remedies for common cold
Due to dust and cold, the chances of suffering a common cold are high. Therefore, the body should be kept as warm as possible. It is important to eat rich foods that warm the body. Such food also provides adequate nutrition to the body. It is suitable to eat bean soup or meat soup. Young children, elderly, sick and pregnant women should be taken care of more at this time.
If you have a cold, you can use some of these home remedies, which are very effective.
A drink of basil leaves, ginger and cinnamon
Boil water with tulsi (Basil leaves), pepper, ginger and cinnamon and drink 2-4 times a day to cure cold. A little jaggery can be mixed in it. Doing this also makes it tasty.
Similarly, boiling water mixed with pepper, cinnamon and ginger is also very effective at this time.
A solution of honey, lemon and cinnamon
Mix a teaspoon of honey, a little green cardamom powder in hot water and add lemon juice to it. Drinking this juice twice a day is beneficial.
You can also get rid of cold by drinking turmeric mixed hot milk.
A solution of ginger, thyme seed and turmeric
Mix ginger, thyme seed and turmeric in a little cold water and boil it well. Drinking that water gives relief from cold.
One spoon of mustard seeds should be boiled in a glass of hot water. Drink the water after boiling it well. The sulfur found in mustard seeds helps to remove the accumulated impurities.
Soak a handful of almonds in water overnight. It is best to grind it and eat it with warm water in the morning.
What diet to eat?
When you have a cold, if you do not take special care in your diet, it can cause more pain. Therefore, attention should be paid to diet management.
– Eat hot and fresh food.
– Drink enough water.
– Emphasis on light foods and vegetables.
– The use of onion and garlic in soup can be effective.
Things to pay attention to when you have a cold
– Do not go to polluted environment and dusty soil.
– It is also caused by infection, so you should stay away from infected people and places.
– Do not consume cold food and stale food as much as possible.
– Do not consume cold drinks, ice water, ice cream, junk food, greasy food.
– Do not consume milk and dairy products. It can increase the problem of coughing.
Hot water steam
Taking hot water steam is very beneficial in case of cold. It opens the nose and makes breathing easier.
A common cold is cured in a week. It may take 10 days for most. But if the cold continues for two to three weeks, it is necessary to consult a doctor.