• Common Cold Home Remedies

Home Remedies
  • Include raw fruits and vegetables in the diet. They help to boost immunity and fight the infection.
  • Chicken soup is good for people suffering from cold.
  • though lemon juice is prohibited by many in cases of cold, fact is that Vitamin C in large doses has been known to help to fight cold.
  • Steam inhalation helps to decongest the nose.
  • Warm water gargles should be done to soothe the throat.
  • Regular moderate exercise, yoga, meditation help to build the immune system.
  • Avoid close contact with infected people.
  • Sharing of personal belongings like towels, beverages, plates, etc. with infected persons is not advisable.
  • Avoid dairy foods like milk, paneer and cheese.
  • Cigarette smoking and intake of alcohol should be avoided.
  • Antibiotics should not be taken as they are of no use in a viral infection.