One of the most common diseases of the respiratory tract are colds and flu and they appear more frequently than any other diseases. Many people get cold a few times in a year, especially during autumn and spring.
You should take the necessary measures the minute you feel you are getting sick. In order to prevent more serious health conditions like bronchitis, influenza, and many more, you should start with the first combat cold symptoms at an early stage. Most of the people tend to reach for pharmaceuticals which cause more harm than good.
Luckily, in this article we will present you three simple but very effective traditional recipes that will help you fight the initial symptoms of colds and flu.
1. Make sure to prepare this drink which is way better that the popular antibiotics. The best part is that it is made of natural ingredients and you can prepare it in your kitchen.
If you feel the first symptoms of a cold or flu, do the following:
Take a large bowl, pour 1.5 liter of water, boil it and then allow it to cool down at a room temperature. After that, add 1 tbsp coarse salt, juice of one lemon and 1 gram of ascorbic acid (vitamin C).
If you desire, you can use a spoonful og honey to sweeten it. Stir well and drink this solution within 1.5 hours. If necessary, repeat again.
2. This recipe can also help in the first symptoms of colds:
It is very simple to prepare, you just have to pour 100ml of wine, heat it, add ¼ teaspoon pepper and 1 tablespoon of honey. Mix all the ingredients well and drink it hot before bedtime.
3. And third, checked recipe, which is also 100% effective:
The most popular natural remedy for colds and cough – warm beer with honey.
Even though this combination is not very tasty, it is extremely effective and it will relieve cough in no time.
All you have to do is to mix 0.5 liters of beer and warm it. After that, remove it from the heat and add 2 tablespoons of honey and a pinch of cinnamon. Mix all the ingredients well. Once prepared, you should drink it over dinner, before bad, in small sips.
This magical combination will soften and reduce coughs because it posseses anti-inflammatory properties, and it stimulates sweating which as a result takes the cold from the body.
For centuries now, sweating has been known and recognized method to treat initial symptoms of colds and flu, which includes the defense mechanisms of the body that fights viruses.
All of the abovementioned natural solutions will help you win the first symptoms of colds and flue in just one day so don’t hesitate and try some of them.