Most commonly when people catch a cold or flu, suffer from a headache or clogged sinuses, they reach for medications. However, there are many natural remedies that can solve these problems, without causing side-effects.
1. Menthol against clogged sinuses
Clogged sinuses appear during the winter period, so you should purchase air moisturizer. The reason why you should have one is because these devices create moisture in the room where you are spending most of your time and due to it your airways will open and you will breathe more easily. Moreover, gels based on mentol will help you unclog sinuses as well, all you have to do is to place them under your nose and inhale deeply.
2. Oregano (oregano vulgare) against cough
If you suffer from a cold, there are different teas combined with lemon and honey which are very helpful. The best solution for persistent cough and pain in the throat is to add a few drops of essential oregano oil in a glass og warm water. This combination will help you feel better and soothe your symptoms.
3. Yoga against insomnia
Practice yoga in order to decrease insomnia. There are evidences of many people who practice yoga and fall asleep faster. They even sleep an hour more than those who do not practice it. Other physical activity can also be quite helpful.
4. Lavender against headache
If you suffer from a headache, the best solution is to deeply inhale lavender oil, because lavender is able to relax the neck muscles and soothe different pains.
5. Ice against irritated muscles
Cold coatings are a great pain reliever after a hard exercise because then our muscles get irritated and exhausted. Cold shower also can reduce the pain and inflammation by also easing the tension.
On the other hand, turmeric, gold Asian spice can be very helpful during winter in case of depression due ti its antidepressant properties. It is also extremely beneficial when it comes to colds and flu.