5 Home Remedies for Cold

Winter is here, and that means one thing, cold and flu! It is not a nice way to start the wonderful season. Luckily there are things in your kitchen which can help you out! here are our favorite remedies for cold.

Turmeric Milk

Add the turmeric to the milk and mix well. Drink this before going to bed. Repeat this every night until the cold goes away. Turmeric contains curcumin which has antibiotic and antioxidant properties. Drinking warm milk containing this beneficial herb can give relief from cold and cough.

Hot Ginger Tea

Have 2-3 cups of ginger tea in a day. Ginger is another household cooking ingredient that can be used to bring quick relief from cold symptoms by providing relief from the chills and warming up the body. It has an aroma that is soothing to your nose. Besides, ginger is also known for its potent anti-inflammatory properties. Its natural spiciness helps clear congestion in the nasal passage to an extent.



Either take the honey as it is. Or add it to a glass of warm milk and had before going to bed. Eat honey twice a day. Honey is known for its potent healing and antiviral properties. It can be effective in treating cold and soothing sore throat. Its antioxidants help the immune system battle virus or bacteria that cause cold.You should take raw or organic honey to get the maximum benefits in this regard.

Apple Cider

Add the vinegar to the warm water and drink it. You can add some local raw honey to the mixture to make it more palatable. Drink 2-3 glasses of this in the day. ACV re-balances the pH levels of the body and makes the environment unsuitable for the virus to survive.


Crush the garlic and ingest it along with the honey. Repeat this twice a day. Garlic, a common kitchen ingredient, is known for its numerous beneficial properties for human health. A few studies have indicated that it can be used to expedite relief from cold. It has antimicrobial and antiviral compounds that can kill the cold-causing virus and alleviate the symptoms.



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