One of the most commonly found communicable diseases are
cough and cold.
This is characterized by running nose, sneezing,
headache, malaise (general weakness), low fever, sore throat,
insomnia (sleeplessness), lethargy, and so on.
This disease mostly affects children or aged people whose
immune system is weak.
It does not mean that youngsters or
middle-aged do not get this disease.
Consumption of cold items, fried foods, sweets, pastries,
cool drinks and so on in the chill weather, or during the
nights can cause cold & cough.
Sometimes, cold or cough is a result of air or water pollution.
Prevention is better than cure. It is always better to keep away
from the food that is not recommended for our health.
If you know
that you are allergic to any food you love, it is wisdom not to
take it and then suffer. You may be infected with cough and catch
cold when there is a change in the season.
Even when you are affected by these, there is no need for you to panic and rush to a doctor or take an antibiotic. There are few recommended and positive age-old remedies to treat the cold & cough.
The ingredients needed for the treatment are not costly and are available right inside your kitchen.
Few remedies are listed down for treating cold & cough:
- One teaspoon of Ginger Juice mixed with honey, when taken thrice a day cures cold & cough.
- Mixture of warm water half a cup and some honey and lemon juice each, when taken would relieve you of cold & cough.
- Mix the powder of the equal amounts of cinnamon, cardomom, ginger powder and black pepper with powdered sugar of total amount, and take a teaspoon with honey till the cold & cough are relieved.
- A small piece of fresh ginger should be chewed with half a pinch of salt.
These are few of the home remedies for cold & cough that are handy to you.