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Home Remedies For Flu

Home Remedies For Flu

  1. Drink a cup of warm water, to which a few drops of honey or lemon have been added. This soothes the symptoms and at the same time loosens the phlegm, so that the body can get rid of it. This exercise should be repeated around 2 or 3 times a day.
  2. Prepare a decoction by boiling a tablespoon of fenugreek seeds in half liter of warm water. Continue boiling the seeds, till the water reduces to one third of its original quantity. Then, add a teaspoon of fresh ginger juice to this concoction, along with a few drops of honey, just to make it more palatable. Drink this mixture once a day.
  3. In a jar mix equal amounts of honey and onion juice. Consume around 3 to 4 teaspoons of this mixture once a day, till the flu lasts
  4. Mix a teaspoon or turmeric powder in a glass of warm milk and consume this remedy at least two or preferably three times a day. This helps strengthen the liver and alleviates the symptoms of flu.
  5. Ginger tea has an excellent effect on the body and helps alleviate the symptoms of the flu. Use 2 to 3 pieces of ginger to prepare this tea and consume it at regular intervals during the course of the day.
  6. Take Vitamin C to boost immune system and increase the number of white blood cells
  7. Take Zinc lozenges, it boosts the immune system as soon the symptoms develop.
  8. Colloidal silver kills viruses.
  9. Take Garlic capsules to decrease de growth of the virus.
  10. Make a tea mixing:
  11. 1 tsp. bayberry bark. 1 tsp. grated ginger root. ½ tsp. cayenne powder. Encyclopedia of Home remedies for better life Author: Dr Izharul Hasan Page 166 1 cup of boiling water. Let it sit for 20 minutes.
  12. Take “cold and flu” tablets this homeopathic preparation has help people avoid getting infected with the flu virus by taking 1 tablet a day throughout the flu season.
  13. Take arsenicum album if thirsty but feel better drinking warm fluids, lack of appetite, body aches, and feel worse during the night.
  14. Take bryonia if cough, throat and chest pain, dry mouth and lips, very thirsty.
  15. Take eupatorium perfoliatum if you have pain in your bones and eyeballs.
  16. Take Gelsemium if feeling chills, aches, fever, not thirsty.
  17. Nux vomica is used when a simple cold has develop into influenza.
  18. If the fever is too high, take catnip tea and ½ tsp. of lobelia tincture every 4 hours. Do not use if pregnant or breast-feeding and do not give to a child less than one year old.
  19. Cat’s claw shortens the duration of the flu.