Herbal Remedies against cold

Herbal Remedies against cold

    * Drink plenty of water to combat dehydration and keep mucus on the move.
    * Lemon juice is a good source of vitamin C. Take 1/2 lime and 1 tsp of honey in hot water. Honey helps to soothe the sore throat thus relieve irritant cough.
    * Take 1 tbsp of fresh gooseberry juice with 1/2 tsp ginger juice added to it is also found to be very effective. This can be taken regularly to prevent recurrence of cold. Gooseberry has got the highest vitamin C.
    * Steam inhalation with few eucalyptus oil drops will help to relieve a stuffed nose. This can be done two to three times a day.
    * Mix drops of eucalyptus oilwith wheat germ oil and rub it on your nose, chest and back will help to clear the nasal blockage.
    * Garlic and onion soup is an excellent remedy for cold. Garlic have anti viral and anti bacterial properties.
    * A tablespoon of ajwain crushed in the palms and tied up in a thin kerchief and can be used for inhalation to relieve nasal block. This can be used for small children also. This tied bundle can be kept on the pillow while sleeping and is found very effective.