Prevention is better than a cure, but sometimes we just cannot prevent the cold and we have to deal with it, specially in the winter. Nobody really enjoys the runny nose, high body temperature, feeling exhausted etc.
We always grab the antibiotics first and they help us, but with time, our body gets immune to them and they are not helping us a lot. So it is always better idea to try with some natural remedies instead of antibiotics. What shall we do to help our bodies prevent and fight the cold ? See the details below
Natural respiratory eliminator of virus
Salt water helps remove viruses from the nose, and you can prepare one yourself as follows: boil 2 ounces of water and allow it to cool, and then add 1/4 teaspoon of sea salt and an equal amount of baking soda.
Give it a good mix and insert it with a dripper in each nostril separately and allow it to sit there for a while. Repeat at least three times a day.
Intake of fluids
Fluid, lots of fluids, teas and water, during colds and viruses must be doubled than usual. The water defends the body against viruses by maintaining cells clean and optimizing all of their features.
Under increased fluid intake we do not only mean the ordinary water, but the tea and chicken soup with the amino acid cysteine containing the famous savior in situations when our bodies deteriorate before the virus. For even better effect, in the chicken soup add a little fresh garlic and ginger.
Consuming of fruit and vegetables
The best way to fight the common cold is to prevent infection, and it will end up boosting the immune system and with the help of plenty of fruits, vegetables and spices that contain natural forms of minerals, vitamins and antioxidants.
A high amount of vitamin C is necessary at the time when viruses are raging and you can find vitamin C in almost all types of fruits and vegetables. It is important to completely clear your diet from oily foods and eat only meals that have been prepared with minimal thermal processing.