Hi, guys through this article I’m going to share with you guys how to get rid of a cold overnight home remedies.
Cold is a very familiar term which almost every person know in this world. I don’t think that there is anyone who did not suffer from cold in his lifetime. Although cold is not a life taking disease but it is very annoying for the person to handle cold. Getting a cold is a kind of diseases which go away by itself but it affects our daily activities as it is very irritating for the person. You can suffer from cold due to many reasons such as
- Allergic reaction to the nasal passage.
- Infection from the surrounding.
- Dust or pollution.
- Increase in mucus secretion by sinus.
- Inflammation of the nose.
So, guys, to recover from cold as soon as possible we have medicines available in the market but taking as much medicine is not good for our body so here I am sharing remedies to how to get rid of a cold overnight because home remedies are very effective in treating cold in a natural and healthy way.
Top ways how to get rid of a cold overnight home remedies
Here I’m sharing with you some tips regarding effective and simple home remedies which will help you in recovering cold faster.
Sip hot fluids
As you all know that water is a major part of our body. It almost covers 70 percent of our body so it will be very effective for us if we use it as a pre-cold medicine for curing our body of cold. Drinking as much warm fluid as possible helps in making mucus thin in nasal passages. You can have fluids in many ways such as
Hot tea-: You can have tea in any form such as ginger tea, peppermint tea, Green tea, chamomile tea for hydrating yourself. you can add some honey and lemon in it as it also helps in soothing your throat and makes longlasting effects. The tea should be noncaffeinated. chamomile tea is also very effective in reducing stress. Tea helps in keeping our body warm.
Hot soup-: You can have hot fluid in the form of soup. Veg or nonveg both soup are effective in keeping our body warm in winter and control the mucus secretion by sinus.
Hot coffee-: If you guys don’t like tea and soup you can have a hot mug of coffee it is also a very good choice while treating a cold. It helps in soothing our throat. It increases alertness. It is not advisable for kids to have caffeine because it may cause dehydration.
Note-: All the fluids mentioned above are effective in cold without any side effects on our body and we can use them at our home very easily but one thing I want to tell you here alcohol is not a good option for soothing your throat in cold so it is advisable to avoid it while suffering from cold otherwise it may turn into a situation.
Steam is also a very effective and simple home remedy to stop a cold as it helps in moisturizing our nasal passages and in reducing irritation. You can take a steam in many ways such as
Hot shower-: This way to take steam is very simple and easy. Just you need to take a hot shower. A hot shower will help you in releasing excess mucus in your nasal passages. After having a shower you will feel much relaxed than before. You can have a good nap after that.
Hot steam with Vicks-: First take a hot bowl of water. then put some Vicks in it. Now place it in front of you with care and put a towel over your head so that no steam passes out. Take steam by taking deep breaths. Soon you will feel relaxed. It will help in soothing your throat. Do this process at least for 9 to 10 minutes.
Note-: Take good steam carefully without harming yourself. Repeat this process at least twice a day for best results.
Few people know how to get rid of a cold overnight without medicine by using honey. Honey is a natural sweetener. You can get it from any medical store or any retail store in your locality. Honey has many benefits for our body. It contains antiviral properties which help in making our immune system stronger than before. You might have seen that the person who intake a teaspoonful of honey every day before going to bed fall sick less than other. It helps in keeping our body warm with a soothing effect on our throat in cold. Using honey with lemon in tea is very effective in taking care of our throat in cold. Taking 1teaspoon honey before going to bed makes our immune system stronger and heal our body faster.
Note-: From honey, I mean raw honey here. Use only raw honey and avoid giving honey to infants because they may not have the capacity to digest honey.
Blow it out
When a person suffers from cold his nasal passage gets blocked with excess mucus which further causes irritation in the nose and if not treated properly it may turn into an infection. So it’s better to blow the excess mucus out and I don’t think its difficult for anybody to blow it out.
Blow your nose with proper pressure because using more pressure in blowing may result in pain in your ear and redness of the skin. So it is better to clear your nostrils one by one. It will bring relaxation in your nose and head.
Cold brings many problems with it and one of them is a sore throat. With the soar throat taking good food becomes a dream for us because a sore throat causes pain while engulfing the food and makes the taste of food worst for us. Getting rid of a sore throat is necessary for making our life tasty and healthy again. Best and effective home remedy to treat a sore throat is salt gargle.
Now how to get rid of cold sore fast?
- Take a warm glass of water.
- Add two pinch of salt in it.
- Mix it well.
- Now take some water in your mouth.
- By seeing above Gargle for at least 20 seconds.
- Repeat this process at least for 5 to 10 minutes.
- Repeat this process at least thrice a day.
Milk with added turmeric
Turmeric is the most common ingredient which is used in almost every kitchen. Only a few people know that turmeric has so many health benefits as it contains helpful antioxidant properties. Using warm milk with added turmeric helps to get rid of cold and related diseases.
How to use this remedy?
- Take some milk in a bowl.
- Boil it for a while.
- let it come at some warmer state.
- Add some turmeric powder in it.
- Sip this mixture before going for sleep.
so, guys, I hope you will try these tips to being healthy and fit. Be healthy to be fit.