Ayurveda Treatments for the Common Cold
Ayurveda treatments for the common cold
Cold Ayurveda Treatments
A communicable viral infection disease caused by over 200 strains of viruses. Treated or not treated it will disappear in 7 days in normal course. Rest will accelerate the self-cure. However, people generally prefer to have some treatment.
Running and stuffy nose, itching and watering of eyes, headache (in some cases), throat ache (in some case), mild fever (in some cases) are the symptoms.
a) Decoction made of few crushed leaves of tulsi (ocimum sanctum), few (8-10) black pepper, about 5 gm ginger and a pinch of salt or 10 gm of jaggery. Take 2 cups of water and boil in slow flame till it becomes one cup. Consume one cup every 4 hours.
b) Boil one cup of cow milk mixed with one tea spoon turmeric powder. Add one tea spoon each of sugar and ghee and consume one cup every 4 hours.
c) Mix one tea spoon of ginger juice in one tea spoon of honey and consume every four hours. This is for running nose.
Avoid day time sleep. Consume easy to digest foods. Do not fill the stomach full.