Ayurveda home remedy for cold and cough

Posted on Apr 10 2014 - 2:33pm by IBC News

For cold and flu you don’t need to visit doctor or go for over-the-counter decongestants. Cold is a natural phenomena of the body to push the accumulated toxins out from the body and it takes it’s course. All you need is a relief from headache, stuffy nose, cough, fever, itchy eyes or sore throat. Learn how to treat these symtoms with simple home remedies. Keep these natural cough and cold remedies handy for the next time the worst of cold and flu hits. This is also safe for children.

For Adults

Take seven leaves of Tulsi (Basil) plant, 5 cloves (loong).

Break the Cloves in small pieces and tear the tulsi leaves in small parts. Take one glass full of water (250ml) and put tulsi leaves and cloves in it. Heat this mixture until it becomes half. After getting it down from the gas-stove put a little black salt (sendha namak) in the mixture. Now drink this mixture in seeps like you drink Tea. Don’t let it get cold. Take steam using a towel after 15 minutes. Take this solution 2 times a day for 3 days.

Directions for Use- Take this solution 2 times a day for 3 days.

Results-After 1-2 dose you will start getting results and.

Raw honey and lemon for sore throats

A mixture of fresh lemon juice and raw honey provides soothing relief for sore throats and helps stop the tickle that stimulates coughing. Raw honey — with all its components including royal jelly, propolis and bee pollen — is high in nutrients and enzymes which kill bacteria and viruses. The vitamin C and antioxidants found in fresh lemons boost the immune system, speeding healing. Together these two home remedies are a powerhouse for getting over a cold and sore throat. Mix the juice of 1/2 the lemon with 2 to 3 tablespoons of honey and sip throughout the day as needed.

For Small Children (upto 8 years old)

Take out 5-7 drops of Tulsi (Basil) juice, 5-7 drops of Ginger (Garlic) juice and then mix it with 1/2 teaspoon honey, and give it to small children. This mixture can also be given to new born baby in small amount. The results can be seen very quickly. This is a very common home made medicine used by our mothers and grandmothers in India.

Directions for Use- Take this solution 3 times a day for 3 days