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10 Home Remedies to Treat Seasonal Cold and Cough

This winter protect yourself by these simple hacks

Many Indian households still believe and they trust on home remedies to cure a common cold and cough. Besides treating seasonal cold and cough effectively, these home remedies do not have any side -effects

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Here are some of these home remedies that will help you treat common cold and cough:-

Ginger tea: – Ginger tea doesn’t only tastes well, but it also helps in treating common cold and cough. The tea helps in drying running and dripping nose, thus expelling phlegm from the respiratory tract. Among various health benefits of ginger, it is also known to soothe common cold and speeds up the recovery process.

Mixture of lemon, cinnamon, and honey: – Another effective home remedy for seasonal cold and cough is a mixture of lemon, cinnamon, and honey. This syrup is really effective and cures cold and cough.

Luke-warm water: – Drink Luke-warm water frequently as it helps in fighting against common cold, cough and sore throat. Warm water reduces inflammation in the throat and helps in replenishing the fluids and infection out of the body.

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Milk and turmeric: – It is an essential ingredient found in almost all Indian kitchens, turmeric. It has strong antioxidant properties which help in treating many health problems. Turmeric mixed in warm milk is a popular and effective way to fight against cold and cough.

Gargle with salt-water: – It is an old therapy that effectively treats cough and cold. Adding turmeric to this salt-water is also beneficial.

Spiced/ Masala tea: – Add Tulsi, ginger and black pepper while preparing your tea and this tea is really great for your health. These three ingredients play an important role in fighting seasonal cold and cough.

Honey, lemon juice, and warm water: – It is a perfect starter for your day and to improve digestion and also for the circulation system. Adding 1 spoon of honey to Luke-lime water is the best solution for controlling common cold and cough.

Have Flaxseeds: – Flaxseeds are other effective remedies to cure cold and cough. You can boil some flaxseeds until it thickens and strain it. Add a few drops of lime juice and honey to it and consume the mixture to treat seasonal cold and cough.

Ginger and salt: – Crush ginger and add salt to it. Chew this crushed ginger to fight cold, cough and a sore throat too.

Carrot juice: – This home remedy is great to fight with common cold and cough. It may sound strange but this is really interesting drink and it helps in treating seasonal cold and cough.

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