Home Remedies For Winter Cold And Cough
Most people fall sick because they have low immunity to fight against germs in their body. In winter it's essential to protect ourselves from germs and increase our bodies' immunity.
The best way to protect ourselves is by washing hands. The hand washing will inevitably help you to clear the germs and prevent the transmission of germs from a sick person to you.
Generally we travel to lots of places and touch many things like keys, cell phones, computers, ATM buttons, keyboards, poles, etc. Through all these things germs can easily pass from one person to another.
Let's check some natural effective home remedies to treat your cough and cold problem, stay healthy and fit.You can use these home remedies as a preventative measure all the time to build your immune system
Ginger and Honey
Every home has ginger and honey, we use it every day in our cooking. We know they have their own medicinal properties. However they are known best for curing cough and colds. You can grate the ginger and add 1 tsp of honey and consume it every day. Ginger contains compounds which minimizes cold and cough and ease the respiratory system.
Pepper and Honey
Pepper is yet another powerful home ingredient to cure your cough and cold. Pepper is now widely used an accepted treatment for numerous throat infections. You can grind a 1 tablespoon of pepper and add equal amount of honey into it. You will get instant relief with these home remedy.
Anise Seeds and Honey
Anise seeds can loosen the mucus and further can drain it out if your system. Add anise seeds to boiling water. Reduce the water to half and then strain the water. Add 1 tsp of honey for taste.
Garlic, Lemon Salt and Pepper Powder
These entire ingredients have anti-inflammatory properties that can clear phlegm. Boil 2 cup of water add squeeze a lemon to it. Add two crushed garlic, pepper powder and salt. Drink this mixture regularly for treating cough and cold.
Turmeric powder, Milk, Honey, Black pepper
Turmeric contains r powdercurcumin that can treat various internal as well as external problems in body. It can also effectively treat phlegm and mucus. Add teaspoon on turmeric to a glass of warm milk and a teaspoon of honey and half teaspoon of black pepper powder. You can drink this mixture before going to bed.
Lemon and honey tea
Citric acid in lemon can help release the mucus and thus it soothes the throat. Boil water and add half a lemon and some honey to taste. It's a great medicinal tea for treating cold and cough.