25 Home Remedies for Cough, Cold and Sneezing
Cold is common problem with changing season because virus pressure in atmosphere gets active which causes many problems like cold or breathlessness. Catarrh starts from nose and it spreads slowly in the whole body. Cold, sneezing, sourness in throat, feeling cold, fever, headache, body pain etc. all is the symptoms of this. Moreover, it makes a person lazy and weak.
It is not easy to protect yourself from cold in winters. Medicines cannot give complete relief always. Therefore if you even become a victim of these remedies to cure cold.
Today I am going to share 10 home remedies for cough and cold first. Then in 2nd phase I will share 15 home remedies for sneezing.
Gargle with warm water:-
Gargle with warm water whenever you feel sore throat, or cold. Take one glass of warm water mixed with a pinch of salt. It will help you to reduce symptoms of cold and prevent the reentry of virus in your body.
Breathing in steam from hot water can decrease nasal congestion. Steam soothes the tissues of nose and throat by killing bacteria’s in nasal tract. But be careful that water is not too hot because steam can affect your soft tissues. If you do not have steam inhaler then use kettle filled with warm water.
Ginger tea not only tastes good but also helps in treating common cold and cough. Tea helps in drying running nose.
Peppermint and Basil Leaves:-
Peppermint and basil leaves can be used in making tea for cough and cold can clean your throat and nasal passage which spread up the recovery process.
This masala soup is made up of ingredients like black pepper, tomato and tamarind. Drink before it gets cooler because warm masala soup expels the unwanted materials from your body. Running nose and eyes will be clean your nasal passage.
Sauté a few garlic cloves in ghee and consume this when warm. Garlic is the oldest home remedy for cough, cold and sneezing. You can also add garlic in any veg. or no-veg. soup
Turmeric is known as strong antioxidant which helps in treating many health problems. When turmeric is mixed in warm milk or water, then it is good in the problem of cough, cold and sneezing. Drinking 1 glass of warm turmeric milk before sleeping it will help in faster recovery.
Vitamin C is an anti invective vitamin which is used for many health issues. Mix one spoon of honey in one cup of water containing lemon juice. This consists of excess amount of vitamin C which helps in increasing immunity of the body.
Leaves of tulsi are used for treating cough in children. Mix crushed tulsi leaves juice with honey and drinks this. Elder or young people can directly eat tulsi leaves. Tulsi leaves are very helpful in the problem of cough and cold.
10. Hand wash:-
You must wash your hands before eating anything and moreover elder people also should wash their hands with anti septic hand wash before giving anything to children or before eating. It you are somewhere outside then use hand sanitizer. This prevents the entry of germs in body.
11. Distance from Infection:-
Take a distance from infected person or place like public places or hospitals. Especially in winter, virus is most active therefore it spreads easily. But how long you can stop your children from going outside for playing? So it is better to advise your children to take care of themselves properly. Teach them good and healthy habits for better future.
Now I am going to share 15 Home Remedies to Get Rid of sneezing
Sneezing because of cough and cold is one of the irritated things which can be happen with anyone. It really cause irritation in the behavior of the victim and if you want to get rid of this situation then follow the below written 15 home remedies. There are many medicines available at medicine for the treatment of sneezing but it may have some side effects so it is better to go with home remedies which are 100% safe, cheap and not going to cause any side effect.
Ginger is the best way to cure this problem. You can use this in tea or can take this with jaggery.
Garlic is one of the best treatments of sneezing. Just dip few cloves (2 to 4) in water and boil it for 10-12 minutes. After sometime just take the boiled water in a cup and drink. You can also smell the remaining cloves to open the whole blockage in the nose.
Cinnamon is an antiviral characteristics. Drink mixture of honey and one pinch of cinnamon. It is very effective in cough , cold and sneezing.
Lemon and Honey:-
If you want to get immediate relief from sneezing then drink honey and lemon juice with warm water. Honey is anti bacterial and lemon has vitamin C and these both are capable to fight with the infection.
Chamomile tea is one of the popular varieties of tea in market and it has many health uses and benefits. It eases sneezing and boosts the immune power too.
Put some drops of eucalyptus oil in warm water and then take the steam. It promote feeling of relaxation and clear breathing by curing sneezing problem.
Feeling tired of sneezing again and again, than take 5-7 pieces of black pepper with lukewarm water. This will help you to get relief from continuous sneezing and cold.
Fennel seeds have antiviral and antibiotic characteristics. Use this in making tea and after few minutes of drinking you will feel relaxed.
Steam of Warm Water:-
Steam of hot water will melt the phlegm in your throat or in the nose and cleans it. In this way you will not suffer from any sneezing, cough or cold.
Turmeric is a good source of curcumin which is very helpful in sneezing, cough and cold treatment. You can use this in cooking vegetables or can take this directly as powder in warm water or in warm milk.
It cures sneezing and running nose. It has sticky mucilage element which cures sneezing and cold. Take the seed out and bail upper part of okra. Leave this for getting colleen and then take with cold water.
Smelling asafetida can also cure sneezes and you will get relief from it. So just smell it whenever you feel like sneezing, cough or cold problem.
Betel leaf is the most beneficial home remedy in this problem. Drink one spoon of juice of betel leaves. This cure continues sneezing and relaxes the mind and body.
Peppermint oil is another most useful and home remedy for sneezing. Take a steam of water containing drops of peppermint oil. This can take you to a highly uncomfortable situation.
Boil some water and put one spoon of parsley in it. Filter the mixture and mix one spoon of honey. Drinking this solution can stop sneezing.
So friends, I don’t think after reading these entire home remedies article regarding cough, cold and sneezing you need any other remedy or medicine to get rid of this problem.
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