Are you suffering from a cold? Are you looking for home remedies for cold symptoms? Whether you need meal ideas or a way to soothe your throat, you can find a solution listed below on our natural cold remedies.
Tomato soup and chicken noodle soup are common meals for people with colds. But, they aren’t your only options. If you’re looking for a hardy soup, check out this cold-busting soup recipe. Happy Healthy Mama’s recipe includes sweet potato, cauliflower, kale, thyme, parsley, garlic, chicken stock, onion, and avocado or coconut oil. These ingredients can help you boost your immune system and fight the cold symptoms.
Are you a big fan of tea? It’s often considered the best way to get rid of a cold. Consider drinking a special blend that can help with your cold. You can drink chamomile tea to help you sleep or mint tea made with mint leaves, green tea leaves, and lime juice to help reduce congestion. For more teas that promote healthy living, check out this article. Are you’re looking for a tea that doesn’t actually include tea leaves? Consider making ginger spiced tea with just hot water, freshly grated ginger, honey, lemon, and cinnamon. You can find the recipe here.
DIY Electrolyte Drinks
Not interested in a warm beverage? Consider consuming electrolyte drinks. They can help replenish your energy, especially if you don’t feel like eating. Mommy Potamus has many different recipes for you to try. The orange twist recipe calls for water, orange juice, lemon juice, sea salt, and honey or maple syrup. The coconut lime recipe calls for coconut water, water, lime juice, sea salt, and honey.
Homemade Cough Drops
Got a sore throat? A cough drop can make your throat feel better. With a few ingredients from your pantry, you can make your very own cough drops. This recipe makes smooth, tasty cough drops with just honey, fresh ginger juice, and mint extract. For a long-lasting cough drop, try this recipe from The Coconut Mama. This recipe calls for raw honey, coconut oil, and cinnamon—it soothes coughs and boosts your immune system at the same time.
If you want to cool down your throat consider making Popsicle instead. These throat-soothing ginger chamomile popsicles from Port and Fin are made with boiling water, Chamomile tea, honey, ginger, and lemon. They’re a sweet way of soothing your throat especially if you get a cold during warmer months.