Common cold is a viral infection of the upper respiratory tract. People suffering from common cold may have stuffy nose, sneezing and cough. Common cold may last for four to five days. There is no treatment for cough and cold in conventional system. You can take plenty of rest and drink fluids to reduce the symptoms. Herbal remedies for colds are useful in getting rid of viral infection. Herbal remedies are safe and provide quick relief from cough and cold. It is important to take proper treatment for cough and cold if symptoms persist for more than three weeks. The lining of the nose becomes inflamed and begin to produce more mucus. This results in runny nose and sneezing. There are different types of viruses that may produce common cold. A person suffering from common cold remains contagious for first few days.
Symptoms of common cold
People suffering from common cold may have the following signs and symptoms:
- Running nose
- Watering from eyes
- Stuffiness in the nose
- Sore throat
- Pain in the nose and chest
- Cough may be present
- Cough may be dry or productive
- Fever may be present
- Body aches
- Bad taste in the mouth
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Herbal remedies for colds
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Benefits of Divya Lavangadi vati
- Divya Lavangadi vati is an herbal remedy and provides quick relief from cough and cold.
- It is an excellent remedy for boosting up the immunity to prevent cold and cough.
- It gives quick relief from symptoms of common cold such as sneezing, stuffy nose, cough, etc.
- It prevents recurrent infection of the respiratory tract.
- It provides energy to the body and relieves weakness and tiredness.
- It helps to prevent inflammation of the upper respiratory tract.
- It also gives relief from headache and fever.
Home remedies for common cold
Home remedies may be very useful in the prevention of common cold and cough. Home remedies are safe and can provide quick relief from the symptoms of common cold and cough. Some useful home remedies for the treatment of common cold are:
Grind some ginger, 2-3 cloves and a pinch of salt together to make a paste. Take about half teaspoon of this paste two times in a day to get relief from cough and cold.
Instil two or three drops of almond oil in the nostrils. It helps to cure running nose and cold.
Boil some water and put a few drops of eucalyptus oil in this water. Take steam to get relief from stuffy nose. It is a good home remedy for blocked nose.
Vitamin C is very useful for the treatment of coughs and cold. Increase the intake of vitamin C rich foods. Fruits such as oranges, grapes, amla, etc. are good sources of vitamin C.
Ginger is also useful for boosting up the immunity. Take some water and boil ginger. Strain it and drink this concoction when hot to get relief from cough and cold.
Pepper also gives relief from running nose. Take half a teaspoon of pepper along with lukewarm water to get relief from the symptoms of common cold.
Take one glass of milk and add half a teaspoon of powdered turmeric into it. Boil the milk and drink this milk when hot to get relief from chronic cough.
Take half a teaspoon of ginger powder with jiggery. This also gives relief from cough. It is an old home remedy and can be taken two or three times in a day to get quick relief.
Take some sesame seeds and roast them in ghee. Mix them with jiggery and eat it two or three times in a day to treat the running nose.
Drink lukewarm water to get relief from sore throat. You can also add honey and lemon juice to the water to get relief from cold and running nose.
Boil some figs in water and drink this water to get relief from running nose and cough.
Boil ajwain seeds in water and add one teaspoon of honey. It is an excellent home remedy for the treatment of cold.
Boil some basil leaves in water and add aniseed to it. Drink this water two or three times in a day to get relief from cold.
Doing gargles with salt water is an effective and traditional home remedy for the treatment of sore throat and cough.
Prevention of cough and cold
People suffering from recurrent cough and cold may take certain precautions to prevent the infection. Some useful steps to prevent the spread of cough and cold are:
- Always wash your hand before eating food and touching your nose or mouth.
- Always blow into tissue paper and do not blow in the open as it will spread infection and other members of your house may get infected.
- Do not share towels or handkerchief when you are infected with the virus.
- Try to sleep in an isolated room with a humidifier.
- Use paper towels that can be disposed off easily.