Best Ayurvedic treatment for Common cold - Alveda

Common cold

Common cold from the point of view of Ayurveda

More than 200 different viruses can cause colds. Some symptoms of a cold include sneezing, runny nose, cough, sore throat, headache, nasal congestion, and fever.
Colds are easily passed on to others, especially within homes, classrooms, and workplaces. For you to become infected, the virus has to get to one of your mucous membranes — the moist lining of your nostrils, eyes, or mouth. That happens when you touch a surface or breathe in moist air that contains the cold virus.
The difference between a cold and the flu is that you are more likely to have a fever and chills with the flu, it also causes body aches and more severe symptoms than a cold.
Although both the cold and flu can lead to complications, adults catch two to three colds a year, while young children come down with a cold four or more times a year.
In Ayurveda, this condition is called Pratishyaya. All three doshas are responsible for the common cold. In the case of common colds due to Vata dosha, dry cough, mucus discharge, and a runny nose are common symptoms.
People with pitta dosha who have a common cold are likely to experience a sore throat, fever, and nasal blockage. For people with Kapha dosha, common colds are characterized by thick mucus discharge, headaches, and head heaviness.

How Ayurvedic doctors treat common cold

The most important Ayurvedic remedies for the common cold are Ayurvedic herbs, which are:
Bishop’s weed is used for opening up clogged nasal passages
Cassia roots; inhale the smoke that is emitted
Cumin seeds have antiseptic properties
Nasal drop Anu Taila
If you wish to discuss any specific problem, our Ayurvedic doctor will prescribe the ideal Ayurvedic remedy based on your condition and symptoms.
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Tips for effective Ayurvedic treatment of common cold

  • Tulsi. In Ayurveda, Tulsi is known as “Mother Medicine of Nature”
  • Use black pepper, cinnamon, ginger, honey, and lemon in your food
  • Boil small slices of freshly cut ginger in a glass of water for 5 minutes, drink 4-5 cups per day
  • Mix ½ tsp of cinnamon, a pinch of black pepper powder, and a teaspoon of honey boiled with a cup of water, drink 3 times per day

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