Flu (Influenza):

 

• The influenza virus attacks the respiratory tract

 

Symptoms to look for:

 

• Severe weakness

• Body pain

• Fever

• Headache

• Chills

• Sore throat

• Cough

• Running nose

• Watery eyes

• The body temperature touches 104°F

 

Causes:

 

• It is a highly contagious condition which can spread via:

   o Coughing or sneezing of the infected person

   o Sharing handkerchiefs or other common items with the patient 

 

Natural home remedy using honey and cinnamon powder:

 

1. Take 1 tsp of honey in a bowl

2. Place it in 1 bowl of hot water to make it warm

3. Add a pinch of cinnamon powder to the honey

4. Mix well

5. Have this 2 times a day

 

Natural home remedy using onion and honey:

 

1. Take 1 mashed onion

2. Press it on a sieve and extract the juice

3. Add 1 tbsp of honey

4. Mix well

5. Drink 1 tsp 3 times a day

 

Natural home remedy using fenugreek powder, lemon juice, honey and ginger paste:

 

1. Take 1 glass of hot water

2. Add 4 tsp of fenugreek powder

3. Add 4 tsp of lemon juice

4. Add 1 tsp of honey

5. Add 1 tsp of ginger paste

6. Mix well

7. Boil for 15 min

 

• This remedy enhances sweating and reduces fever.

 

Tips:

 

• Inhaling steam cleans the respiratory tract

• Increase garlic intake as it restricts the growth of the influenza virus