Ayurveda Singapore Talks About Ways To Manage Common Cold

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Common cold, as the name indicates, is also common and irritating. According to the expert at Ayurvedic Singapore, cold can occur at any time throughout the year. The most common cold is reported during winter and fall. Children will get easily affected by the common cold. Common cold can give way to many other respiratory issues if untreated, says the expert at Ayurvedic Singapore.

Symptoms

According to the expert at Ayurvedic Singapore, the common cold symptoms are running or blocked nose, sore or scratchy throat, recurrent sneezing, fatigue, muscle aches, loss of appetite, cough, headache, and mild fever with chills.

Treatment

The expert at Ayurveda Singapore offers a range of home remedies that relieve those affected by the common cold. Leaves of holy basil (Tulsi) plant mixed with an equal quantity of dried ginger powder are an excellent substitute for tea during cold and flu. This can be taken by adding milk and sugar three times a day.

The expert at Ayurveda Singapore says: Juice of ginger (Adrak) and holy basil (Tulsi) one-one teaspoon (5 ml.) mixed with one teaspoon (5 ml.) honey, to be taken two-three times a day. Powder of black pepper (Marich) half teaspoon (2.5 ml.) mixed with jaggery (guda) two times a day. Small piece of Ginger (Adraka) fried in ghee, to be taken two times a day. Another popular home remedy is to take one teaspoonful of the powder or paste of turmeric to a cup of milk or fried turmeric powder with 1-2 gm of ghee mixed with hot milk thrice a day. This gives immediate relief and helps in early recovery, says the expert at Ayurveda Singapore

The expert at Ayurveda Singapore adds, “Gargle with warm turmeric powder 2-3 times a day to relieve sore throat. Drink a glass of hot water mixed with the juice of two lemons and sugar to taste. Take the same at bedtime as it gives relief from nasal catarrh. Two to three teaspoons (10-15 ml.) of fresh juice of Amla or half to one teaspoon (2.5-5 gm) powder of the same is ideal for controlling cold”.

Prevention

There is a gamut of ways to keep the intensity of condition levels low, says the expert at Ayurvedic Singapore. Inhale steam to relieve a stuffed nose. Pour a few drops of eucalyptus oil to hot water taken in a bowl. Cover your head and the vessel with a towel for a few minutes. Ensure that the water is not so hot as steam burns your face. The Ayurvedic Singapore expert says it can strengthen your immune system and keep you healthy. 

According to the expert at Ayurvedic Singapore, two plants that help you strengthen your immune system are Amla and Tulsi. She says, “ Do not overheat the room. Let the body lose heat naturally. Keep away from others who are infected with cold.”

Eat a well-balanced diet and get enough rest. Take plenty of hot beverages. Soothe the throat and relieve cough with a home remedy such as lemon with honey, ginger, tulsi, warm water, etc. Above mentioned remedies may be used in small doses, says the expert at Ayurvedic Singapore.

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