You might get cold due to too much of heat or coldness in the body, due to change of climate, viral infection, consuming too much of oily food, etc. To cure the cold diagnose, how you got infected by cold, and take all necessary actions to get rid of cold.
7 Methods To Cure Cold Naturally
Though tomatoes are cool substance, it works well for cold when you eat spicy tomatoes – cut tomatoes into slices, add little bit of salt, jeera powder, pepper powder and lemon, eat the slices of 2 tomatoes. You will surely observe the cold being controlled.
This is because, tomato is a cool substance, while jeera powder, and pepper powder are hot substances that create heat inside the body. Thus, combination of these will balance cold and hotness inside the body and remove cold naturally.
Home Made Syrup
You can drink this home-made syrup like tea or coffee. To prepare syrup, you can put 1 teaspoon of dhania seeds, ½ inch shunti(dry ginger), ½ teaspoon jeera, 5-6 black pepper, tea leaves, grind and put this mixture in boiling water, add required amount of sugar and milk, boil thoroughly. Drink this syrup in the morning like tea or coffee to get rid of cold.
Garlic or Cloves
Chew some garlic pieces or use these pieces in rotis or chapattis. Garlic helps you a lot in destroying the itching of throat due to cold. You can even eat some cloves to cure cold at home.
Ginger Tea or Black Tea
Use ginger in your daily recipe, and you can use ginger in tea, especially to cure cold- boil ½ cup of tea with small pieces of ginger, add tea powder, milk and sugar for taste. Drink this sweet ginger tea to control cold.
You can also try black pepper tea, method of preparing is same, use same ingredients, but drink without milk. You can even add some more items like tulsi leaves, cardamom or cinnamon powder to make tea strong. You can even buy ready-made masala tea powder at your local stores, that is easy to use.
Sinarest, Vicks or Amrutanjan
Boil water in a vessel, put sinarest tubes or vicks, you can also try putting amrutanjan in the water. Cover your face and head with rug or blanket, bend little, smell or take the steam. This will give you quick relief from cold and headache.
You can also apply vicks, amrutanjan or any other cold relief balm to your head, back and chest to get good relief from cold and thin the flow of mucus.
As Turmeric powder has lots of medicinal contents, you can use turmeric in many ways, but to cure cold- you can boil 1/2 cup of milk with 1/2 teaspoon of turmeric powder, drink it for fast relief. Intake of turmeric powder kills bacteria and cures cold or cough soon.
Holy Basil Leaves
Holy Basil is a herbal plant that has ability to cure many diseases. Take water in a pan, boil bunch of tulsi leaves, and drink tulsi water often for 2-3 days. This is a best remedy that cures cold naturally.
Caution: Please use Home Remedies after Proper Research and Guidance. You accept that you are following any advice at your own risk and will properly research or consult healthcare professional.