Effective Home Remedies for Flu

Having issues with flu? The answers are here; you will not get it like this elsewhere. Enjoy.

1. Chicken Soup

chicken soup for flu treatmentOur number one pick is a tried and tested formula for the treatment of flu. It has what it takes to effectively checkmate the attack of flu if and when it surfaces. For maximum effects, add chopped garlic to it during the process of preparing the chicken soup.

A bowl of chicken soup taken twice daily will ensure that you get your groove back in about 3 days.

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2. Orange Juice

orange juice in fluWhat we advice at HealthPrash is fresh orange juice. It is different from the packaged ones. It contains vitamin C which your body needs to fight infections and keep viruses at bay. It will boost your immune system and the production of white blood cells to fight infections.

For speedy results; drink orange juice several times in a day.

3. Peppermint

This is yet another herb that is exceedingly useful in the fight against infections in the body. It is incredibly loaded with nutrients that are capable of giving you the desired back-ups that you need to fight many ailments.

Add 1 tablespoon of chopped peppermint leaves to a glass of hot water. Allow it to steep for ten minutes. You can sweeten with honey. Drink it while hot. You will need at least three cups in a day for speedy relief.

4. Fenugreek

fenugreekOur choice of this is because it has strong antiviral and various other beneficial medicinal properties.

You will need one tablespoon of fenugreek seed added to one quart of water. Heat the mixture until it reduces to about 1/3 its volume. Strain and then add 1 tablespoon of ginger juice spiced with honey. Drink it once in a day for about 4 days.

5. Steam

HealthPrash can affirm that this is yet another effective way through which you can effectively put issues bothering on flu back to where it rightly belongs. It will effectively thin the mucus thereby making it easy to flush the system.

Pour water that has boiled into a bowl. With a towel draped over your head and looking directly over the bowl of hot water; inhale the steam for a few minutes. Relief will surely come your way.

6. Garlic

garlic for flu remedyThis mode of remedy is highly potent. If you desire a remedy that has the capacity to work wonders in putting flu in check, then go the way of garlic.

Crush 2-3 fresh garlic cloves and drop it in a cup of hot water. Allow it to steep for 10 minutes. Strain it and drink it just as you will your cup of tea. If you can stand the smell; you will get quick relief.

7. Ginger

gingerAnother of the great remedy that has a pride of place in our list of top 15 is ginger. It is also a great remedy for the treatments of issues bothering on flu. Our take on it is because of its ingredients that are valuable to treat all issues posed by flu attack.

Add ½ teaspoon of freshly grated ginger to a cup of boiling water and allow it to steep for about 10 minutes. Spice with honey and consume 3-4 times in a day.

8. Mustard Seed

mustard seedsThis is a very small seed but it is loaded with great healing potentials. It can be relied upon to fight back issues of flu as they surface. It is loaded with properties that will help you recover fast.

Get a large bucket and add 1 tablespoon of mustard seed powder to every quart of hot water until you get some quantity into which you can effectively soak your feet. Get your feet inside the solution until it cools before getting your feet out. It will improve blood circulation and guarantee necessary cure.

9. Lemon

lemonsLemon is also a worthy member of these top 15 sure remedies to tackle the discomfort of flu.

Simply squeeze a lemon into a glass of warm water and drink it. Repeat 3-4 times until the symptoms disappear.

10. Honey

honey for fluHoney has the capacity to boost your immune system and by extension help in fighting issues bothering on common flu. It has the properties that can help speed up the healing process.

11. Salt Water

This is another equally good and very common remedy to fight flu. It is sure bet that you will get desired relief using this method.

Simply get a tablespoon of salt water into a glass of warm water and use same to gaggle your mouth before you finally spew it out of your mouth.

12. Humidify

When you breadth moist air, you are on your way to easing nasal congestion as well as sore throat pain. This is also a remedy that you can easily adopt to get rid of flu. However, unlike others, you will need to exercise some patience remaining in the bath tub to get desired effects.

Turn on the shower and lie in your bath tub inhaling the steam.

13. Warm Compress

This is an equally good way to ensure that issues bothering on flu are put in check.

Get a clothe warmed up for about 5 seconds and when you can bear the warmth, place it on your forehead as well as on your nose to help clear all issues bothering on flu.

14. Your Body Language

HealthPrash discovered that most of the issues associated with ailments in the body is caused by overstretch of the body organs. You cannot work round the clock 24 hrs in a day

Listen to your body and take time to rest as at when due. This is one of our preventive measures that will sure help out if you stick to our advice.

15. Caregiver

This option might sound strange and out of it completely to you; but if you give it a careful observation, you will see the merit in it.

It is a very good preventive method to flu. Most of the problems are due to stress. If there is a caregiver, the burden is shared; you will have less to worry about-that is the logic in it.

Those are our take on the top 15 remedies to tackle flu.

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