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Home Remedies for Winter's Cold and Flu



Don’t let the cold be a concern to you this winter.
Try these homes-remedies and keep yourself free from clogged or runny-noses, sore throats and almost all winter common problems. So here are a list of plants and spices that can keep health problems at bay and keep your taste buds ticking.

ginger
1)      Ginger: This spice is known for its panaceas qualities. Just add this spice into your daily diet and this antimicrobial and antiviral spice can keep you away from viral infections, sore throat, indigestion, nausea etc. You can take half a teaspoon of ginger juice with honey, or mince fresh ginger with hot soups or can blend it with citrus fruit juices for additional benefits.


garlic

2)      Garlic: Another wonderful spice with numerous therapeutic properties and also anti-Cold remedy. Garlic is antimicrobial, antiviral, antifungal, antiprotozoal in properties
as studies have suggested. Take 1-2 cloves of crushed garlic in the morning will keep you healthy or you can add garlic in soups as well.

mint

3)      Mint: If you have clogged nose or a sore throat or a running fever then mint can be an answer. As mint is a natural source of menthol, a cup of hot mint tea, or eating 3-4 fresh mint leaves can serve the purpose. 

lemon

4)      Lemons: As you all know that this citrus fruit is a good source of vitamin C and has been used as a cold remedies for ages. Vitamin C boosts the immune system thus surge the growth of white blood cells which fights infection, thus cut short the life of the offending cold virus. Drink lemon juice mixed with warm water and a dash of honey. The water cuts the acidity of the lemon. The honey is added for a more pleasant taste. Lemon juice also decreases the toxicity of the virus in the body.

Try these wonderful spices and herbs and keep yourself healthy all winter long.
 

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1 comment:

  1. Wonderful compilation of what my grandmother used to practice. :)

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