Home Remedies For Seasonal Flu

Health

Published
Nov 13, 2021

Hindustan Times

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During the flu season, it is essential to take care of your health to stay safe

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Seasonal influenza symptoms include a runny nose, headache, muscle and joint discomfort, and a sore throat, which are all caused by viruses

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All you have to do is eat well and use these simple home remedies to speed up your recovery

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Take rest

Sleeping can assist in boosting your immune system and help you get back on track

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Inhale steam

This is one of the most effective remedies in curing nasal congestion. All you have to do is inhale the steam of warm water

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Gargle with salt water

Gargling with warm salt water multiple times a day might help remove mucus and relieve a sore throat

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Increase zinc intake

Consume foods that are rich in zinc like lentils, chickpeas, beans, nuts and eggs to increase white blood cells that will help fight germs

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Drink warm soup

Warm soup can help you fight congestion, stay hydrated, and restore your immune system

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Stay hydrated

It's essential to stay hydrated whether you have the respiratory flu or the stomach flu

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Opt for herbal teas

Antiviral and antibacterial qualities in herbal teas make them beneficial against some flu viruses

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