Turmeric has strong antioxidant and anti-inflammatory purposes, which can help to treat lots of health problems. Mix with a glass of milk of your choice – coconut would be particularly good, as it provides electrolytes and helps prevent fatigue. To encourage sleep, warm the milk before drinking.
Gargle with salt-water
Surely among the longest practised home remedies for cold, gargling with salt water has an anti-bacterial effect, fighting germs setting up home in your throat, and telling them to please move along. Add turmeric for anti-inflammatory benefits.
Brandy boosts the body’s temperature. Mix a teaspoon with honey to soothe your throat and warm your chest.
Chew ginger pieces that you’ve rolled in salt, to inhibit the growth of bacteria, and to fight nausea and inflammation.
Eat lots of garlic
Garlic is highly nutritious, full of vitamins and minerals, and helps boost the immune system. Sauté garlic and add to your meals wherever possible. If you have colds regularly, eating garlic often could help.
Start enjoying these home remedies for cough and cold today to help prevent a cold. If you already have the symptoms, try these powerful treatments and feel better soon.