Treat cold with herbal remedies

The winter is coming soon, and so are the many common diseases that come along with it. One if them is also the usual cold, that we’ve all most probably already had problems with. However, cold can be avoided pretty simply and effectively by using medicinal plants. Even in the case when a person already got a cold, medicinal herbs can even help to get rid of this annoying condition pretty soon.

One of the most common herbs that are used in treating or preventing cold are black elder, marshmallow, and sometimes common ivy.

The first of them, black elder has proven properties that strenghten the immune system, and is thereby effective in preventing colds, and even flu. Black elder also promotes perspiration, so it is also a good medicine against fever. Because of its mentioned properties, it can often be found in tea mixtures against cold ant its symptoms.

The second one, marshmallow is good for preventing and stopping various kinds of inflammations, including the ones of oral cavity and throat. It is also known to be a good remedy for stopping cough problems. It is also commonly used in tea mixtures that are used for treating cold.

The last one, common ivy, is a very effective herb for healing cough, and problems related to it. It is mostly used in form of syrups, but tea from the leaves of this herb can also be prepared.

These are just some of the many herbal remedies that can help in preventing and treating cold, and they can be used either seperately, or even better, one can prepare a herbal mixture, by mixing equal parts of every of the above mentioned medicinal herbs. This mixture can than be drinked few times a day, throughout the period when there is a higher risk of diseases like cold, or flu.

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