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Effective Home Remedies for Colds

It is well-known that the home remedies for colds in Chinese medicine will result in perspiration. The method of inducing perspiration in Chinese medicine is to rouse the external pathogenic energies that have penetrated the human body to move outward by means of perspiration.

Symptoms of Common Cold

The common cold is a viral infectious disease which affects mainly the nose and throat. The symptoms include sneezing, sniffing, runny nose, nasal congestion, phlegmy throat, coughing, headache, and fatigue.

Common colds are different from influenza, a more severe viral infection of the respiratory tract. Influenza has the additional symptoms of fever, chills, and body and muscle aches.

Home Remedies For Colds

� Cook noodles according to the patient�s taste and add some fresh onion white heads and fresh ginger, mix thoroughly. Cover with a blanket and stay in bed after eating to perspire.

� Peel and crush some garlic, add some rice vinegar. Replace this mixture in the noodles above.

� Slice a few fresh ginger roots and boil in one and half cups of water over medium heat until the water is reduced to less than a cup. Add some brown sugar. Drink and stay in bed to perspire.

� Prepare the above ginger roots drink with Coke instead of water and brown sugar.

� Boil peppermint and crush green onion white heads in water to make a tea to relieve headaches due to the common cold.

� Crush fresh ginger and squeeze out the juice. Mix the juice with rice wine and warm them in a small pan. Drink the beverage to induce perspiration.

� Fry a few garlic cloves and grind into powder. Mix the garlic powder with a little sugar and eat it to relieve cough due to common cold.

� Break an egg into a glass of rice wine and mix it with a spoon. Warm it over low heat until the egg is half cooked. Add some sugar. Drink it as a soup to relieve headache and chills due to the common cold.

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