Off late, due to weather changes and fluctuating temperatures, many of us are facing the common cold, cough, fever, body aches, headaches, etc. While there’s definitely something in the air that’s affecting one and all but at the same time, we also have to work on building immunity to make sure that the immune system takes care of such small changes in the body and helps us overcome the common symptoms naturally. I can understand that many of us want to work and be more productive that’s why we end up having medicines as quick fixes but it’s always better to allow the body to rest and recover naturally without any side effects of the medicine. Let’s learn about a few simple tips for sore throat, stomach pain, headache, etc which are tested, age-old, chemical-free home remedies. It totally depends on you on how you want to heal your body. If it suits you, try it for sure without jumping on medications immediately.
Peppermint: You can use good quality tea bags for dipping in hot water and use them once a day. Peppermint tea has flavonoids, which act as antioxidants and have healing properties. It soothes the stomach and helps controlling bloating, nausea, and stomach aches.
Headache: Eucalyptus or lavender oil massage on the temples or in a diffuser helps a lot for headaches. Apply it or use it in a diffuser and focus on deep breathing. This helps in calming down the mind and helps in alleviating a headache. Chew on 10 soaked almonds slowly. Almonds are high in magnesium and other minerals and help stop a dreaded headache or migraine, and they contain salicin, which gets converted to salicylic acid in the body; the primary byproduct of aspirin. So you have a safe and natural pain reliever. This is not an exact replacement for medication but can work for mild complaints for sure.