Cold are probably the most common infectious diseases, most of viral origin, which occasionally affects people of all ages. Many consider it easy, harmless ailment, is transferred to the legs, do not go to the doctor.
Very often, acute respiratory infections, flu, pneumonia, to the weakening of the immune system and provoke the appearance of herpes. The main symptoms of colds are fever, headache, runny nose, cough, sore nose and sneezing sore throat.
If the temperature does not rise above 38 °, doctors do not recommend taking fever-reducing medication. A good diaphoretic, anti-inflammatory lowers the temperature, is an infusion of dried raspberry mixed evenly with lime-blossom: Put 2 tablespoons in a teapot. l. mixture, add a pinch of tea leaves of tea (preferably green), cover with boiling water. After 20 minutes, medicinal drink you can drink.
These conditions are caused by the activity of agents of the common cold. To cleanse the body of toxins, increase fluid intake, containing vitamins, nutrients, trace elements. It is useful to drink fresh juices, fruit drinks, teas and infusions of medicinal plants. Increase consumption of milk beverages: kefir, fermented baked milk, yogurt. Very useful for colds whey.
3- Runny Nose:
Vasoconstrictor nose drops should not be used long time. Therefore, you can use an alternative treatment for the common cold 1-2 nasal drop eucalyptus oil. These tools reduce the amount of mucus, and have a marked bactericidal action. Take a glass of warm, soft (preferably filtered) water, add teaspoon sea salt. Be sure to wait until dissolved, and only then proceed with washing, head bent over the bathtub or sink. After washing, instillation, warm up the sinuses. You can use warm boiled, peeled egg or a bag of hot salt. Applied to one and the other side of the nose.
Cough, sore throat has an effective recipe: Take warm whole milk in a glass, add one teaspoon honey and one teaspoon baking soda. Stir well, after half hours drinks small sips. Drink well softens sore throat, helps to cure cough. You can use baking soda instead of butter.
5- A Sore Throat:
If the pain in throat, Take one teaspoon salt and one teaspoon soda in a glass of heated water. Beat the raw egg white. Carefully loosening. Rinse this tool softens the throat, quickly reduces inflammation and eliminates pain.
Treatment of cold in the home also involves steam heating procedure the upper respiratory tract (inhalation). helpful dried herbs chamomile, lime, thyme, etc. Pour a liter of boiling water. Bow your head over a bowl, cover with a bath towel, gently inhale the healing vapor. The procedure is performed no longer than 10 to 15 minutes.