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Maintain your organic lifestyle and prepare these natural remedies for colds

When the winter season arrives, it is common to present some flu-like symptoms such as colds. Here are some effective ways to combat this annoying problem

Colds are accompanied by nasal congestion, cough, sore throat, muscle aches... If you have caught a good cold try these natural remedies to relieve the symptoms and keep you always.


To relieve a cold, it is always recommended to keep warm and get plenty of sleep. To strengthen your defenses, stick to orange juice and carrot and apple shakes rich in vitamins and minerals. Take infusions of medicinal plants with a slice or lemon juice (disinfectant) and sweeten with honey (antibacterial). In addition, the vapors and hot baths will serve to alleviate the symptoms.

In addition to those tips mentioned above, there are other natural remedies that will help you get out of the flu. Among these are:

Garlic syrup for defenses

Garlic is a natural antibacterial that strengthens the immune system against different external agents. To take advantage of its benefits you can prepare a natural garlic and honey syrup.

It is made by boiling a quarter cup of water with a crushed garlic clove, adding the juice of half a lemon and some honey, letting the mixture cool, strain and you have your syrup.


Antiseptic Echinacea Tincture

Echinacea is another natural antiseptic, add half a teaspoon of echinacea tincture to a natural orange juice or a glass of water three times a day when you have a cold.


Cough Relief Tea

If you want your cold to last less and the annoying coughing to go away, drink elder tea (better if made with fresh fruits or berries), an expectorant and rich in vitamins A and C. If you are already having a strong cough, an infusion with linden leaves will relieve you a lot.


Daniel Pire

Estudiante de Farmacia de la Universidad Central de Venezuela. Fanático de aprender cosas nuevas cada día. Redactor de ColombiaHoy.News y anteriormente Mui.In. Me gusta mantenerme al día con temas tecnológicos y los medios de comunicación. Los tópicos de salud y biotecnología son mis preferidos. Apasionado por conocer un lugar nuevo siempre que sea posible! La cocina y la comida son mi ruta de escape para cualquier ocasión.+ info

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