Published: January 21, 2020 10:00:02 am
Chest congestion is a constant struggle during the winter months that leads to throat ache, headache, cough and at times, even fever. One may sometimes even experience shortness of breath due to the build-up of mucous and fluids in the lungs. So if you or your loved ones are facing some of these winter niggles, its time to try out some home remedies that are sure to bring instant relief, suggests lifestyle coach Luke Coutinho.
In an elaborate Instagram post, Coutinho wrote, “Congested chests???? Due to the change in weather and these winter months …many of you have been asking what should be done …if we help the body or lungs break down the mucous then we can eliminate it easily bringing immediate relief and the sooner we get it out the better because when it gets infected that’s when the fevers and body aches start.”
Here are the recipes
1 tbsp – Mashed ginger
3 – Peppercorns
1 tsp – Cinnamon
3 – Elaichi
3 – Mashed garlic cloves
Prepare fresh ginger tea by mixing all these ingredients and simmering them.
1tbsp – Raw coconut oil
Mucous can be broken down by mixing fresh carrot juice with a tablespoon of raw coconut oil.
1tbsp – Carom seeds or ajwain
1 pan – Boiling water
Boil water and add one tablespoon of ajwain and inhale steam for five minutes. “It also helps with the breakdown of mucous,” he said.
Another way to naturally get relief is raw honey. Either taken plain or added to ginger tea, it can help in a big way, he recommended.
Do you have any such remedies?
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