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Ease your swine flu symptoms with these home remedies

Written by Editorial Team | Published : April 11, 2019 9:21 PM IST



Swine flu is a deadly respiratory disease that has caused deaths all over the globe. It a severely contagious disease and the World Health Organisation declared it a pandemic way back in 2009. Since, it’s a transmissible disease, you can catch it when a person suffering from it sneezes or coughs and even by touching a surface like a door knob or a mobile phone that may have been infected by the drops of virus. In case you catch this deadly infection, you might experience symptoms like cough, fever, sore throat and body ache. While the same flu shot that you receive to prevent a seasonal flu can prevent you against swine flu, there are some home remedies that you can try to reduce the symptoms of this life-threatening disease. Here, we share with you a few home remedies to ease the symptoms of swine flu.



Ginger: Ginger is commonly used to treat cold and flu. Also, it helps with gastrointestinal irritation and nausea. With its anti-inflammatory properties, it can be used to treat symptoms of swine flu. Also Read - Yoga Asanas To Boost Digestion



Turmeric: Its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties can help you treat common cold and flu. A glass of milk with a pinch of turmeric can help you reduce symptoms of swine flu.



Garlic: It is an ingredient used in many households to add flavour to your dish, however, there are various health benefits of this herb as well which you can reap. Garlic contains allicin, a compound that helps to curb inflammation and provide antioxidant benefits. Also, it prevents your body from various bacteria, viruses along with enhancing your immune system.  Also Read - Arka To Jati: 10 Remarkable Benefits Of These Herbs And Leaves



Lemon: Lemon offers various health benefits like keeping your gut healthy and helping you to lose weight. Usually when you are suffering from cold and flu, a cup of lemon tea and honey helps you with throat pain that may occur due to cold.