5 Effective Home Remedies for Common Cold l How to Cure a Cold Fast

A cold is a kind of infection that can be caused by different types of viruses. Some of the common symptoms of a cold are runny nose, headache, cough, itchy eyes, high fever, body aches, sore throat etc. So it is important to treat a cold before it leads to other infections.

Here are 5 home remedies for a common cold:

1. Honey and Cinnamon: Honey and cinnamon both contains anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and antioxidant properties. They prevent virus from spreading.

-Combine 1 teaspoon raw honey and 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon.
-Mix well and consume it.
-Repeat the process 2 times in a day for 3 days.

2. Pepper: Pepper contains capsaicin that helps thin the mucus and provide relief from congestion.

-put pepper on your food when you eat a meal.
-or you can gargle with a teaspoon of black pepper mixed in a glass of warm water.

3. Lemon: Lemon contains a lot of vitamin C which boosts the immune system. Lemon also helps to balance the pH levels in the throat.

-Squeeze a whole lemon into a cup of water.
-Add honey and sip slowly throughout the day.

4. Garlic: Garlic contains antibacterial and antioxidant properties. Garlic is effective for treating cold, throat infection and viral fever.

-Add crushed garlic clove, 2 teaspoons of lemon juice into a glass of warm water.
-Add 1 teaspoon of honey.
-Mix well and consume it.
-Repeat the process 2–3 times in a day.

5. Ginger: Due to its antiviral, expectorant, and anti-inflammatory properties, ginger can be helpful in treating common cold and its symptoms.

-Bring a cup of water to boil and add ginger pieces(peeled) into it.
-Simmer for 5 minutes, then let it cool.
-Strain, add a teaspoon of honey and consume it.

Disclaimer: None of the information on our videos is a substitute for a diagnosis and treatment by your health professional.Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new diet or treatment.

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