How To Get Rid Of Colds Naturally.
Steam inhalation with essential oils:
Steaming is one of the most effective and fast way to treat colds, flu and runny nose. Well, plain water steam works too but to increase its effectiveness and fast recovery, essential oils like peppermint, eucalyptus or tea tree can be used.
How to use essential oils for colds
1-In a bowl of steaming hot water, add 4-5 drops of eucalyptus, tea tree or peppermint essential oils. Cover your head with a towel and hold over the bowl, with eyes closed and deep breathing inhale as much steam as you can. Repeat twice for about 10-15 minutes for two days.
Plant based digestive enzymes:
Raw fruits and vegetables contain digestive enzymes that our body need for digestion. When these fruits and veggies are cooked, they lose the enzymes, although our body’s pancreas produce the required enzymes but then with the constant strain on pancreas to produce it, our body is susceptible to heartburn, bloating, constipation, and low energy.
To get rid of cold, plant based digestive enzymes help to stream line digestion and help body get rid of buildup toxins. Plant based digestive enzymes are available in health stores. Check the label for use.
Saffron For Treating Colds:
Saffron, an expensive herb indigenous to Greece and Asia is also believed to relieve the symptoms of colds.
Note: Do not use if you have kidney disease or bipolar disorder. Pregnant and breast feeding women should not use.
How to use saffron for colds
1-Take 2 or three strands of saffron and mix with some warm milk. Apply it over the forehead, nose and chest for instant relief from colds.
Drink plenty of liquids:
A cold or flu is actually a good thing because sometimes it is the body’s own way to get rid of accumulated toxins and waste. To help your body in the job drink plenty of liquids to flush out your system and get rid of colds fast.