Common Cold Ayurvedic Home Remedies

Common Cold Ayurvedic Home Remedies

Common cold is a viral infectious disease caused by rhino virus that infects the upper respiratory tract causing infection (URTI). It is also known as acute viral rhinopharyngitis, or acute coryza. It is  the most common infectious disease in humans.


Common cold is caused by two hundred different types of viruses. Some, such as the rhinovirus, seldom produce serious illnesses, others such as parainfluenza and respiratory syncytial virus, produce only mild infections in adults, but can cause severe lower respiratory infections in young children.

Symptoms of Common Cold

Dry throat.

Running nose.

Sore throat


Mild fever.


Hoarse voice.

Blocked nose.

Mild headache.

Throught pain.

Common Cold Ayurvedic Home Remedies:-

Consume 2-3 gm of liquorice (mulethi) root powder with equal ginger powder and honey (shahad) three times a day.

In acute cold, drink soup made of tamarind (chincha) fruit.

Take three grams of black pepper (maricha) powder with jaggery (guda) twice a day.

Honey is a powerful soothing and healing agent as it boosts immunity and treats common cold symptoms.

Boil a piece of ginger(Adraka) in milk and drink it three times a day.

For cold with sore throat use Luke warm water mixed with 1 teaspoon of salt for gargling.


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