Feb 13, 2024, 01:44 PM IST

Home remedies for cough and cold

Deepika Shakya

Mix honey and lemon juice in warm water. Honey soothes the throat, while lemon provides vitamin C to boost immunity.

Honey and Lemon

Boil ginger slices in water, strain, and add honey. Ginger has anti-inflammatory properties that can help ease throat irritation.

Ginger Tea

Inhale steam from hot water infused with essential oils like peppermint. Steam helps clear nasal congestion and soothe the airways.

Steam Inhalation

Dissolve salt in warm water and gargle several times a day. This helps reduce throat inflammation and loosens mucus.

Saltwater Gargle

Homemade chicken soup is not just comforting but also helps hydrate and provide essential nutrients to fight off infection.

 Chicken Soup

Consume raw garlic or add it to your meals.


Mix turmeric powder in warm milk and drink before bedtime. Turmeric has anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties.

Turmeric Milk

Drink plenty of fluids like water, herbal teas, and to stay hydrated and help thin mucus.

Stay Hydrated

This content including advice gives generic information only and is in no way a substitute for qualified medical opinion.