Common Cold:

 

• Common cold is a viral infection

 

Symptoms to look for:

 

• Constant sneezing

• Blocked or runny nose

• In severe cases:

   o Sore throat

   o Dry cough

   o Headache

   o Mild fever

 

Causes:

 

• Viral infection of the respiratory tract

• It can spread from an infected person to another through sneezing

• Allergic disorders

• Change in weather

 

Natural home remedy using milk, turmeric powder and black pepper powder:

 

1. Take 1 glass of warm milk

2. Add 1 tsp of turmeric powder

3. Add 1 tsp of black pepper powder

4. Mix well

5. Drink 2 times everyday

 

Natural home remedy using carom seeds: 

 

1. Crush 1 tbsp carom seeds

2. Put 1 tsp of this powder in a clean cloth

3. Tie the cloth in a bundle

4. Hold this bundle close to your nose and inhale

 

Natural home remedy using ladyfingers:

 

1.Take 100 gm ladyfingers or okra

2. Cut them into small pieces

3. Add them to ½ L hot water

4. Heat for 10-15 min

5. Inhale the steam coming from the mixture

 

• This gives relief from dry cough and throat irritation