The winter season is doing its magic. While some people are enjoying the cold breezy weather on one side, some people are not happy with it. As winter arrives, it also brings many types of diseases like cold, fever, and flu.
Nothing is more irritating than having a cold and cough, so you contact doctors and buy expensive medications to get rid of it. But when you can treat these issues with some home remedies, why spend money on expensive medicines?
There are tons of home remedies you can try at home, which may ease your cough.
Every family has their Grandma’s “desi nuska” that works like magic! Keeping up with the same tradition, we will give you a sneak peek into Grandma’s Secret to treat a cough at home.
Home Remedies For Seasonal Cough-
Since our childhood, we always have heard that honey is a medicine for all diseases. Honey offers a lot of benefits, not only externally but also internally. It can protect you from several diseases like dizziness, hiccups, fatigue, cold, and flu.
Consuming honey, especially in the winter season, can help you keep warm and protect you from winter illness. If you suffer from a cold, make sure to get a glass of lukewarm water and add a teaspoon of honey to it every night. This will not only improves your immune system but also make your skin glow.
Eating millet bread/ Bajra roti is extremely beneficial. It is said that bajra is packed with a lot of nutrients and has tons of health benefits. Eating bajra in winter helps you keep your body warm.
You can protect yourself from falling sick by using Camphor/Kapoor in cold weather. For this, you need to take a piece of camphor, wrap it in a cotton cloth, and keep smelling it for some time. This will not only get you to ease in cough but also keep you flu-free.
Note: camphor is not something that you can take every day; make sure to use it only once a month.
Have fresh leaves of Basil/Tulsi every day when you wake up. It has many properties which can protect you from several diseases. In winter, eating basil keeps your lungs and throat clean and fight infections. Aside from this, it is very beneficial for improving your immunity.
A very old and effective remedy for seasonal cough, salt, and water gargling. This remedy is straightforward and helps soothe the throat that causes you a constant cough. Tae one glass of lukewarm water, add half or one teaspoon of salt in it and do the gargling 7-8 times. This will help in relieving throat pain.
Note: Do not try this remedy for a child under 6 as they aren’t good at gargling.
Precautions To Take While You Are Coughing:
- While coughing or sneezing cover your mouth
- Stay hydrated
- Wash your hands immediately after eating, coughing
- Avoid interactions with people who are sick.
Ginger consists of both anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. It has been proven to boost our immune system and ease pain and any discomfort.
You can take ginger in teas. It is also available in capsule form or simply chew the ginger root to treat dry cough.
So, these are some “Desi Nuskhe” which you can try at home to get relieve from season cough. Do you know some more nuskhe? Do share with us in the comment section below.