Natural remedies for colds

How to deal with the common cold?

An antibiotic will not help if the virus attack us, and even weaken the body alone trying to fight infections. Weakness, chills, slight sore throat, general breakdown, dry cough, frequent sneezing, is the first symptoms, the body needs quick relief.

You must act as soon as you feel the first symptoms. Lie down straight to bed and forsake any heavy physical work. Bask in rest, get some sleep, because it is necessary for the body to fight alone.

Make a pot of tea with raspberry leaves or flowers of linden (act as a natural aspirin), eat garlic, drink elderberry juice or tea with grated ginger root, which are potent anti-inflammatory and help fight the virus.

Vitamin C in the form of infusion, eg. rosehip, or chokeberry juice helps fight infection. Natural medicine has in store a few proven ways to fight the cold.

Gargling with a cold

To 1/2 cup of warm boiled water, add a tablespoon of salt and 1/2 flat teaspoon of baking soda. Solution rinse sore, red throat every 3 hours.

You prepare rinse well with a teaspoon of hydrogen peroxide and 1/2 cup of the summer water.

Rubbing the back with a cold

Massage spirit is the way our grandmother infections. Back and chest can rub ready camphor ointment or lard spirit (spirit spoon and teaspoon lard).

Rub it into your skin in circular motions.

Warning! Alcohol does not rub the child - alcohol through the skin also absorbs.

Bubble with a cold

Bubble placed on a hot or vacuum stimulate the immune system into action. You can also place the children. After the bubbles stay in the house.

Inhalations with a cold

When you feel that turns you in the nose, sneezing frequently, and infections often end up at you thick hay - attitudes to the natural ways of unblocking the nose.

Do inhalations of chamomile (a handful of dried) or geranium (dozen fresh leaves). Put them into a bowl of hot water and inhale the vapors nose.

Massage and foot bath with a cold

Immerse your feet in enough warm water with essential oil of sandalwood. You can every now and then pour boiling water. Foot bath the perfect way to warm up your body when you have chills.

Then do a foot massage from the fingers - massage improves blood circulation in the respiratory tract.


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