Winter days are perfect time for flu, cold and coughing. Usually the reasons are viruses and the therapy is medical. If you have flu symptoms that are not too serious, I recommend you natural home remedies as a therapy.
Treat Cold and Flu with Natural Remedies
Lemon is rich in vitamin C and acts powerful against viruses.
Honey is excellent against coughing and irritated throat. One tablespoon honey before sleeping helps in throat calming.
Lukewarm water with lemon and honey. 200 ml of lukewarm water, fresh lemon juice and one tablespoon honey are cold’s enemies.
Thyme or basil tea has calming effects against irritated throat.
Ginger has huge anti-inflammatory effects. You can prepare hot ginger tea.
Horseradish and honey together acts against wheezing. Grate 1/2 teaspoon horseradish and add it in 50 gr honey. You can consume it after 2 hours
Garlic and onion are excellent fighters against viruses and bacteria that causes colds and inflammations. Grate onion or garlic, you can combine with honey.
Hot tea or hot soup calms and relaxes dry throat.
Gargle with lukewarm water and salt. Salt is good against sore throat. Salt also helps in difficult inflammation like pus throat infection.
Gargle with lukewarm water and baking soda. In 200 ml lukewarm water add 1 teaspoon baking soda. You can gargle a few times daily.
In case of high temperature, fever, breast pain, coughing secretions You should to consult Your doctor.