Flu: Symptoms, Home remedies for flu, flu guard, flu guard tablet

Flu: Symptoms, Home remedies for flu, flu guard, flu guard tablet


Home Remedies>> Flu

Written and Reviewed By :
Dr. Riddhi P. Sardhara.

What is Flu?

  • It is a respiratory disease, and highly contagious, and is usually spread by the coughs and sneezes from an infected person.

  • The flu is an infectious disease caused by influenza viruses.

  • Symptoms of Flu

    Some symptoms which a person with flu will have the following. (These are not common heavy cold symptoms).
  • High temperature.

  • Cold sweats, shivers.

  • Headache.

  • Aching joints, aching limbs.

  • Fatigue, feeling utterly exhausted.

  • Gastrointestinal symptoms, such as nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea, are much more common among children than adults.

  • Cold and Flu have some common symptoms which may include a runny/blocked nose, sore throat, and cough.

  • Home Remedies for Flu

  • Drink a cup of Ginger (adrak) tea.

  • Eat a small amount of Horseradish (mooli) or Ginger root after the meal.

  • Chew a small piece of Garlic (lahasun) and swallow it with water.

  • Boil water and add 5 to 10 drops of Thyme (ajwain ke Phool) oil and inhale the steam by covering with the towel.

  • Grind three tablespoons of Mustard seeds (sarson) and make a paste with water. Apply this on the chest area and leave it for 15 min. Then wash it with water.

  • Take a cup of warm milk, add 1 teaspoon of Turmeric (Haldi) and consume the milk thrice a day.

  • Mix equal amounts of Onion juice and Honey (shahad) and consume 3 to 4 teaspoons of this mixture every day.

  • Consume Grape (angoor) juice regularly.

  • Boil one tablespoon of Fenugreek (saunf) seeds in 1/2 liter water till it is reduced to 1/3rd. In a cup of this decoction, add 1 teaspoon of fresh ginger (adrak) juice, Honey (shahad), and consume it.

  • In a half-liter of water add one gram of Basil (tulsi) leaves along with some Ginger. Boil it, until it is reduced to half quantity and consume as tea.

  • Take ajwain seed, ghee roast in cow ghee, add plenty of water, and jaggery, take it twice a day.

  • Some useful tips for Flu

  • Take steam inhalation of simple/medicated water. Medicated water(take ajwain powder, and pinch of camphor in boiled water.).

  • Use ginger powder added to the water for drinking the whole day.

  • Make cloth pocket which has roasted ajwain, and camphor in it, inhale it frequently during the day.

  • Take a liquid, warm and fresh diet for 2-3 days, like lentil soup, rice gruel, green gram soup.

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