Home Remedies for Common Cold

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A few slices of raw ginger root in some boiling water may help soothe a cough or a sore throat, but it will also ward off the feelings of nausea if you also gargle and drink the water.

  • Eat raw ginger or drink ginger tea several times a day. For enhance the effectiveness of ginger tea, add a lemon juice and honey to it.
  • You can also make a paste of ginger, cloves and salt and eat one-half teaspoon of it two times a day.
  • For a runny nose, mix equal amounts of dry ginger powder, clarified butter (ghee) and jaggery (gur), a natural sweetener. Consume this mixture daily in the morning on an empty stomach.

  Honey on spoon


Honey in tea with lemon can ease sore throat pain. 10 grams of honey given at bedtime reduced the severity of cough symptoms in children. In general, honey has a variety of antibacterial and antimicrobial properties. However, never administer honey to a child younger than one year. Honey often contains botulinum spores, and while this is harmless to adults and older children, infants’ immune systems are not able to fight off the bacteria.

  • The simplest home remedy is to consume a mixture of one teaspoon of lemon juice and two teaspoons of honey. Take it every two hours to get immense relief from your cold and sore throat.
  • If you prefer, you can simply swallow a spoonful of raw honey



Pepper is one of the most effective natural treatments for various symptoms of a common cold.  Pepper helps thin the mucus and provide relief from congestion.

  • If you are suffering from a runny nose, put pepper on your food when you eat a meal. You can also gargle with a teaspoon of black pepper mixed in a glass of warm water.

  • If you cannot eat or drink pepper, you can still benefit from smelling pepper throughout the day.



Milk, when combined with turmeric and ginger powder, helps treat coughing as well as other symptoms of a cold, like body aches and a headache.

  • Boil milk and add one-half teaspoon of turmeric power and one-half tablespoon of ginger powder (you can also use fresh ginger).
  • Allow the milk to cool to room temperature so that you can drink it without burning your mouth. Try to drink it two times a day and especially before going to sleep.
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