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Thursday, January 27, 2011

home remedies : Cold

Cold

  • A lemon a day keeps the cold away. For a bad cold, the juice of two lemons in one half a litre (2one half cups) of boiling water sweetened with honey, taken at bed time, is a very effective remedy. 
  • Please read this article in our blog that will be helpful for cure. Aloe Vera juice a must in Hot and humid weather 
  • Have ginger (adrak) tea.
  • Boil ginger in water. Give 8-10 boils. Strain, sweeten with one half teaspoon sugar and drink hot.
  • A tablespoon of carom seeds (ajwain) crushed and tied up in a muslin cloth can be used for inhalation to relieve congestion/blocked nose.
  • A teaspoon of cumin seeds (jeera) is added to 1 glass of boiling water. Strain and simmer for a few minutes. Let it cool. Drink it 1-2 times a day. If sore throat is also present, add a few small pieces of dry ginger (adrak) to the boiling water.
  • Six pepper corns (saboot kali mirch) finely ground and mixed with a glass of warm water, sweetened with 5-6 batasha (a variation of sugar candy) can be taken for a few nights.
  • In the case of the acute cold in the head, boil 1 tablespoon full pepper powder in a cup of milk along with a pinch of turmeric (haldi) and have once daily for at least 3 days. cold with phlegm (balgam) and slight cough.
  • Take 8-10 tulsi leaves and wash well. To 1 cup of water, add these tulsi leaves, 1-2 cloves of garlic (lasan), one half piece ginger, crushed and 4-5 pepper corns (saboot kali mirch). Boil the water till it is reduced to one fourth cup. Drink this every morning. 

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