Ayurvedic Treatment and Home Remedies
Many people have found Ayurvedic treatments of influenza very helpful. Some home remedies for influenza are as follows:
Combine equal parts of elder, peppermint, and yarrow. Then, steep 1-2 teaspoons of the tea mixture into a cup of hot water. It is best to drink this hot before bedtime. The not liquid induces sweat which helps stop the growth of influenza. Cayenne, cinnamon, and ginger can also be added to help either induce even more sweat, or to stimulate the body’s circulation.
Long Pepper is considered to be one of the most effective home remedies of Influenza. It is best to mix ½ teaspoon of powdered long pepper, 2 teaspoons of honey, and ½ teaspoon of ginger. This is to be taken 3 times a day. This remedy is especially helpful within the first stages of influenza, for prevention.
Garlic and Ginger
Garlic and Ginger both contain anti-viral agents which help slow down the progression of influenza. These can be taken in large doses.
Other Home Treatments other home treatments
Other Home Treatments other home treatments of influenza include the use of goldenseal, onion, and basil. Goldenseal activates white blood cells that destroy various forms of bacteria and viruses Onion and lemon Juice mixed together and drank in a cold liquid form, and the leaves of basil mixed with ginger made into a tea are also effective.