A person suffering from common cold will surely agree that home remedies for cold are effective to an extent to treat and cure cold, nose blockage, sneezing, sore throat and running nose compar to the medicine.
To treat cold make a paste of ginger, clove and salt. Take about half spoon of this home remedy for cold two times in a day to treat and cure cold.
Nose blockage can be treated by taking steam with few drops of eucalyptus oil or vicks. This is a good home remedy to cure common cold and flu.
Increase your intake of fruits and food rich in Vitamin C as Vitamin C deficiency can cause cold easily. Eating oranges, amla, grapes, sweet lime can help you to protect and prevent cold.
Ginger tea is one of the best and popular home remedy for cold. Boil ginger into water before boiling tea leaves to get good results to treat cold.
Sneezing and running nose can be treated by eating pepper. Take half a spoon of grinded pepper with lukewarm water and this will relieve you from runny nose.
You can get rid of cold very fast by inhaling fumes of turmeric powder, which is sprinkled on the burning coal. This is also a home remedy to treat nose blockage.
Take around 10 pepper seeds and put this pepper over burning coal then fumes will come out. Inhaling this fumes is a good remedy to control the sneezing.
One of the best home remedy for cold is to take dry ginger powder mixed with old Jaggery. This natural remedy is to be taken twice a day to get rid of running nose and cold.
Drinking hot water for the days when you are suffering from cold helps you to overcome running nose and cough.
Roast sesame seeds(black seeds) in ghee and mix them in jaggery. Taking this home remedy for cold will help you treat running and itchy nose especially in winter.
Drinking lukewarm water with honey and lemon juice helps to get rid of cold and running nose.
Take a pinch of Cinnamon (dalchini) powder mixed with a teaspoon of honey to get rid of cold.
Taking half a spoon of ginger juice with a tablespoon of honey helps to cure sore throat and cold.
Intake of garlic in any form assists to get rid of cold and sneezing.
Gargling with warm salt water is an excellent home remedy for cold and sore throat.
Take a pinch of turmeric powder and mix with worm milk. Drinking this milk before going to bed is good remedy for cold.
Take 1 table spoon tulsi juice and mix with 1 table spoon honey. This mixture will work effectively on cold.