13 Herbal Remedies For Cold

Cold is a common problem that can attack anyone especially weak persons whose immunity power is very low. The symptoms of cold are sneezing, runny nose, congestion throat ache, a little high temperature, aversion to food, etc. It hampers our natural flow of work.



For this reason take precaution to prevent cold and take necessary measure immediately to cure cold. There are various medicines available in the market for cold. But they have side effects. Moreover, most of these medicines contain a great amount of alcohol and make us sleepy. So follow natural treatments. This article will help you to cure cold naturally and without any side effects.

Tips To Cure Cold Naturally

Prevention Is Better Than Cure

It is told that prevention is better than cure. So keep your body fit so that you are not got infected. Cold is very infectious. So maintain a good distance temporarily with persons who have infection. Do not use same clothe, towel, dish, cup or spoon because these are the good carrier of cold.



Supply your body enough vitamin C so that you are not affected by cold easily. Lemon is a good source of vitamin in C and it can prevent and cure cold. Take a cup of warm water, squeeze a lemon in it. Mix well and drink it. Drink it twice daily and you will soon get relief from cold. To enhance both its taste and power mix a teaspoon honey in it.



Garlic is a good medicine for cold. It cures cold very effectively and very quickly. Crush 3-4 cloves of garlic and fry it in mustard oil. Eat that mixing with steamed rice. Eat them daily and you will get relief in cold. Make garlic soup in food and drink them hot. To make it take any vegetable like cabbage, carrot, broccoli, or anything. Cut them into small pieces and boil them. Add garlic paste and salt and drink it hot. Use good amount of garlic in your food when you have cold. Add garlic in your daily diet and soon get rid of it.


Black Cumin Seed

Black cumin is a good natural medicine for cold. It cures both congestion of nose and cure body ache or head ache related to cold. Take a teaspoon of black cumin seed. Cover them with a small cotton cloth and make a small bag. Rub the bag against your palm and inhale the pungent smell. It helps to clears the blocked nose.

Fry cumin and garlic in a teaspoon of mustard oil and eat it with steamed rice or bread. Grind both cumin, garlic and the outer rind of plantain and fry them in oil. Add salt. Eat that and cure your cold. Fry a tablespoon of cumin seed in mustard oil and massage the oil on your chest, back, palm and on your foot. Massage at least once daily. You will get relief very soon.

black cumin seeds

Black Pepper

Black pepper is very effective product to cure cold. Grind few black pepper seeds and sprinkle that on your soups. Use it regularly and get relief from cold. Crush few black pepper seed and mix it with a tablespoon of butter. Mix that in your hot rice and eat it. Take a cup of warm milk. Add a teaspoon of butter and equal amount of black pepper powder. You will get relief.

black pepper

Basil Leaves And Honey

Honey and basil leaves are a good natural medicine for cold. Take some fresh basil leaves and extract the juice. Mix honey with it. Lick it and it will give relief in sore throat. To enhance its power drink warm water after that.

Eat that regularly and it will cure cold. Moreover, it helps to remove stored mucus from chest. This combination does magic if you have cold and cough. Practice this method everyday and get rid of cold very soon.

basil leaves and honey

Sugar Candy

Take a piece of ginger and a teaspoon of black pepper seeds. Roast them and grind them into fine powder. Crush few sugar candies and crush them into fine powder. Mix this powder with the previous powder. Take pinch of powder and keep that in mouth. Eat it at least 5-6 times daily.

sugar candy


Tomato juice is excellent to cure cold. Chop few ripe tomatos and boil it in water. Crush 2-3 cloves of garlic and add it in the soup. Crush 2 cloves and add it also. Do not forget to add salt in it. Boil it on low flame for a long time. Drink it. While taking it, do not forget to sprinkle black pepper powder.


Ginger Tea

Ginger tea is another excellent natural medicine for curing cold. Boil a cup of water. Soak a teaspoon tea leaves in it keeping the lid on. Strain the tea. Add 1 tablespoon ginger juice in it. You may or may not add milk and sugar. Drink the tea hot twice daily and you will get relief.

Ginger Tea

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Lemon Tea

Lemon tea is very effective to cure cold. Take a cup of hot boiling water. Soak a teaspoon green tea in it for five minutes. Then strain the tea. Squeeze one lemon and extract the juice. Add it in tea. Add little amount of honey in it. Drink it hot twice daily and you will get relief.

lemon tea

Gargle In Salty Water

Gargle is a very effective method to give your sore throat a relief. Take a cup of warm water which our throat can tolerate. Add pinch of salt in it and mix well. Gargle 2-3 times in this way. You will soon get relief.


Inhale Camphor

Steaming is very effective way to clear blocked nose. Take a bowl of hot water. Add pinch of camphor in it. Then cover your head with a thick towel and inhale. Mucus will come out automatically and you will be able to breathe freely.



Eat raw onion with your food when you have cold. It helps to clear your nose and cure cold. Do there is nothing to worry. You can cure your cold naturally with the help of different herbal remedies. But if the condition aggregates, do not forget to consult a doctor.


Caution: Please use Home Remedies after Proper Research and Guidance. You accept that you are following any advice at your own risk and will properly research or consult healthcare professional.