It's predictable to catch cough and cold during winters. People with low immunity mostly become victims and as winters begin, they try different methods to prevent the effects of cold weather. For most of us, ginger tea is the best remedy to treat cough and cold. It is easily available and found in every Indian kitchen.
Put a small piece of ginger in your mouth. Keep it for some time and swallow its juice. You may not like the taste but it will definitely give you the calming effect. In no time, the sourness in your throat will soothe down a lot and you will feel much better. You may not know it but this terrific method helps in neutralizing a poor taste in your mouth.
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On the other hand, you can also do this. Cut a piece (about an inch and a half long) of fresh ginger. You can either chop it or grate it. Put it in a cup of warm water and let it sit for five minutes. Squeeze the ginger and drink the warm water. You can drink three or more cups daily until you feel fine. If you want flavour, you can add a spoonful of honey.
However, if you prefer tea, here's how you should make your tea. It is another effective way to treat cold and cough. Ginger tea is also one of the most preferred teas and has many health benefits. It not only treats cold but helps in relieving nausea, reduces inflammation, fight respiratory problems and improves blood circulation. So, sip a hot cup of green tea and gain its different health benefits. For children, reduce the concentration of the tea a bit, so it's less spicy.
Trusting on home remedies to cure common cold and cough is something that many Indian households still believe.
Besides treating common cold and cough effectively, these home remedies are also free from any side-effects.
Here we have mentioned some of these home remedies that will help you treat common cold and cough.
Ginger tea not only tastes good but 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 known to soothe common cold and speeds up the recovery process.
Mixture of lemon, cinnamon and honey
Another effective home remedy for common cold and cough is a mixture of lemon, cinnamon and honey. This syrup effectively cures cold and cough.
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.
Milk and turmeric
An essential ingredient found in almost all Indian kitchens, turmeric has a strong antioxidant which helps in treating many health problems. Turmeric mixed in warm milk is a popular and effective way to fight against cold and cough. Drinking a glass of warm turmeric milk before sleeping helps in faster recovery from cold and cough.
Gargle with salt-water
This is an age-old therapy that effectively treats cough and cold. Adding turmeric in this salt-water is also beneficial.
Honey and brandy
Brandy is known to keep your chest warm as it increases body’s temperature and missing honey in brandy helps in fighting a cough. Just a teaspoon of brandy mixed with few drops of honey improves cough and common cold.
Add tulsi, ginger and black pepper while peparing your tea and this spiced tea is great for your health. These three ingredients play an important role in fighting a common cold and cough.
पावसाळ्या उद्भवणाऱ्या अनेक समस्यांपैकी अजून एक समस्या म्हणजे सॉक्स (मोजे) ओले होणे. अशावेळी कधी एकदा ते सॉक्स काढतो, असे होते. पण तुम्हाला माहित आहे का? ओले मोजे घालण्याचे काही आश्चर्यकारक फायदे देखील आहेत. जाणून घेऊया...
ताप किंवा सर्दी असल्यास ओल्या सॉक्सचा हा प्रयोग करुन पाहा. तात्काळ फरक दिसेल.
पोटाच्या समस्यांनी त्रस्त असाल तर पाण्यात काळ्या जिऱ्यासोबत बडिशेप देखील १० मिनिटे उकळवा. या पाण्यात सॉक्स बुडवून पायात घाला. खराब पोटाची समस्या दूर पळेल.
घरात कोणाला खूप ताप आल्यास व्हिनेगरच्या पाण्यात सॉक्स ओले करा. त्यातील अतिरिक्त पाणी पिळून ताप आलेल्या व्यक्तीच्या पायात घाला. ताप लवकर उतरेल.
तुम्हाला जर वारंवार सर्दी होत असेल तर कांद्याच्या रसात चमचाभर मध मिसळून त्यात सॉक्स ओले करा आणि पिळून पायात घाला.