The autumn and the winter days are here!
Many of us are expecting cold to become the most common health problem during next few months.
Cold, cough and runny noses are usual image of these days and at the days all through the winter and even to the start of springtime.
The cold is not so serious disease and it is not life threatening, but surely it is so boring and unpleasant and it makes our everyday’s activity hard to be done and finished.
The most common signs of cold are:
- sore throat,
- stuffy or runny nose,
- sinus problems,
- muscle pains etc.
At those moments we all wish the magic stick to become real and to release us of these unpleasant problems.
But since it is impossible we have to find way to fight this boring and exhausting situation.
At least if we cannot stop it then we should try to alleviate the symptoms or to limit the duration of it.
But the most efficient way is to prevent cold.
The best choice for everyone during the flu season is to prevent cold with natural remedies or with specific diet.
Efficient Home Remedies to Prevent Cold
• Cabbage and Sauerkraut – Immune Boosters
In order to prevent cold and to strengthen the immune system very often is recommended to include the cabbage ate your daily menu as much as possible. The cabbage is known of its boosting immunity activities and it also helps the production of antibodies in our organism.
At winter days the consummation of sauerkraut (fermented cabbage) is the most common way to consume cabbage. It is very useful and efficient to fight bronchitis, eczemas, intestinal problems, sciatica, vein problems etc. It is proven that it boosts the immunity.
• Apples – the Flu Enemy No.1
The apples are great dietary supplement. The old proverb says: “One apple per day – keeps the doctor away”. Our ancestors were using the apples as medicine against flu, fever, bronchial diseases and as support for convalescents. It was very popular at many nations all over the world to prevent cold and flu.
• Garlic Heals The Cold
Garlic is known as excellent antibiotic and antiseptic. The garlic contains essential oils which are healing the medical treatment of cold, flu and sore throat. Also the consummation of garlic is good as support at preventing and healing some lung infections.
• The Almighty Honey
The honey itself could help you many ways to prevent cold. But it also can be used as solution of many other healing plants.
For example add one tablespoon of thyme to the cup of honey and use it as medicament against bronchitis. Or mix the honey with syrup prepared of spruce leaves to improve your immunity and to fight the flu!
• The Magic Properties of Elderberry
The elderberry (Sambucus) is an excellent medicament against cold. The hot tea prepared of elderberry flowers supports the quick healing of sore throat, tonsillitis, flu and other similar diseases. It urges the blood circulation, it causes sweating and that way it cleans the organism of toxic substances.
You can prepare your elderberry tea very easy:
At 1 liter of boiling water put three tablespoons of elderberry. Leave it like that for half an hour. Drain it and drink this healing tea during whole day. For better results at sore throat you can use hot milk instead of water, add some honey and consume 1 liter of it for one day.