Colds, flu, sore throat and inflammation can prevent and treat compositions,, tinctures, compresses and teas from plants that contain everything we need .
Winter would many of us prefer slept, just like a bear, because with it always comes and season flu, colds, viruses and inflammation. Then the doctor’s office full of patients, and perhaps it is better before you go there yourself and try some medicines from our grandmothers which are centuries drove the disease out of the house. One of the foods that we use daily in cooking but for centuries and medicine for a range of diseases.
Onions (Allium cepa) have an antibacterial and antiviral , increases perspiration, reducing the temperature, reducing pain, preventing cough, dry and productive, improves microcirculation and acts diuretic. Used as a tea, or syrup for coverings. For coverings (eg. When it hurts the ear or sinuses are inflamed) should warm up half an onion and lean on the sore spot.
“Why should a man die which in the garden grows sage?”, He wondered Hippocrates mentioning a plant that is thousands of years used as an antibiotic.
Sage (Salvia officinalis) is particularly good for the throat, respiratory tract infections, and infections of the mouth. It is useful for stomach infections and problems in the intestines and helps to reduce fever, chills and body aches that occur at the beginning of cold and flu.
The Arabs, as well as Chinese and Romans believed that the sage key to long life . It has antibacterial, antifungal and antiviral properties. Honey has been used as an antibiotic long before developed synthetic antibiotics. Today is proven to have antifungal and antibacterial properties that can cure skin rashes, burns and abrasions, clean your teeth and mouth of bacteria and stop bleeding gums.
Darker honey has better antibacterial power – and must be in its raw form, it is not to be pasteurized. One of the most effective type of honey is Manuka honey from New Zealand from the nectar of Leptospermum scoparium.
Turmeric as a spice has many benefits for our body. It has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and immunostimulatory properties and is also used as prevention of cancer, but also helps recovery from illness. It was found that clove oil has a strong antifungal activity against pathogenic fungi, or to kill more than 60 kinds of bacteria, 15 fungi and some viruses.
Cinnamon, according to researchers, can kill most bacteria, including those resistant to standard antibiotics, and helps against E. coli. Just a teaspoon of cinnamon, according to a survey, killing 99.5 percent of these bacteria in three days at room temperature.
When Egypt was at the height of his power, garlic was given to workers and slaves who built the pyramids to be more durable, stronger and protected from the disease. Cures many diseases because it has a compound allicin, which has antibacterial and antifungal properties. It kills many bacteria, but often they are resistant to standard antibiotics.
Cures toothache (it is enough to chop the garlic and put it on the aching tooth), earache, cough, sore throat, as well as many other diseases or infections. Against them and helps Cape geranium. The extract of this plant creates something like a protective layer over the lining of the airways and thus helps against bronchitis and prevents colds.
1. Parsley Tea for the inflammation
Tea requires two teaspoonfuls of dried parsley and 250 ml of water. The boiled water put parsley and leave to rest for 6-10 minutes. Drink warm several times a day.
2. Sage for sore throat
Fry 2 tablespoons sugar. When browned, pour 2 dl milk and add 2-3 sprigs of sage leaf. Let stand for a few minutes, drain drink and drink while hot. Repeat morning and evening, improvement will come quickly.
3. Brandy sage
About 250 leaves of sage dipped in 1.5 liters of brandy, the best brandy. Allow three weeks, drain and mix with 1.5 kg of neutral honey locust to strong and bitter chestnut. Arrange the bottles. Age for another three weeks. Occasionally shake and roll. Drink a little bit.
4. Wine for strengthening
In a liter of quality red wine (pumice, Franconia, Teran) put 10 grams of chopped sage leaves. Standing in the sun with occasional shaking and turning two weeks. Strain and drink after a meal at a small glass. It helps strengthen the body.
5. Cold & Flu
Coarsely chop the garlic and pour a cup of olive oil so that it covers. Spoon mixture three times a day will make it easier to cough up and disinfect and calm throat.
6. Tea onion
A medium onion cut into 4 sections and cover with 3 cups of water. If not treated with chemicals, remove only the upper shell and cut with scales, so the tea is more effective. Of course, if the arc sprayed, mandatory take off all scales. Boil on low heat and when it starts to boil, keep track of the amount of water. When half of the liquid evaporates, remove from heat, strain and drink warm.
7. Pomegranate to boost immunity
Pomegranate helps with diseases of the heart and blood vessels, preventing high blood pressure, keeps the joints, and works best as freshly made juice. The tea from the bark of the pomegranate is excellent for diarrhea. Dry the skin at room temperature but in the case of diarrhea a number of pieces of bark boil in a pint of water. Drink after you sit for half an hour.
8. Infusion of parsley, honey, lemon and olive oil
You will need 250 g root of parsley, 250 g of lemon with rind, 250 g of honey (to the possibility of sage) and 2 dl olive oil. Root parsley and lemon rind to be finely chopped, and then all the ingredients, including honey and olive oil, Mixing in a blender. You will get mushy mass that needs to be kept in the refrigerator. Every day in the morning should take one tablespoon.
Mix the juice of half a lemon with warm water and add two teaspoons of honey and spoon, two of brandy or whiskey. Gargling will alleviate the pain and inflammation.
10. Tea against Temperature
Indians drink hot water in which intervene teaspoon cayenne pepper, sugar and juice of sour oranges. Helps and tea from yarrow (2 teaspoon per deciliter of water).
Spoon curcuma powder mix into 100 g of honey, and store in a container. In doing so, use a wooden spoon because during a bad reaction to the metal. A mixture of turmeric and honey can be used for the prevention of colds, but also to facilitate the treatment of symptoms. Also, the mixture can intervene in milk or tea.
If the flu has already occurred, golden honey used for the first day of half a teaspoon every hour, on the second day a half teaspoon every two hours, the third day a half teaspoon of 3:00 to 4:00 times a day. Requires prior consultation with the doctor if you suffer from haemophilia, hypertension or diabetes, and if you suffer from gallbladder disease.
12.Ginger for sore throat
Drink tea spoons of fresh grated ginger topped with 250 ml of hot water. It will help gargling and a quarter teaspoon of salt dissolved in half a pint of water three times a day.
13. Cure for headaches from the pantry
Chop a few cloves of garlic and hold at the temples a few minutes. You and a good squeeze large cabbage leaf and you lean on the forehead. Cabbage juice relieves headache.
14. Tea for infection
Garlic has antibacterial properties. Tea of garlic that helps with infection Peel a few cloves of garlic, mash and let stand for five minutes in warm water. Strain and drink.
15. Sinus Problems
Grated horseradish or breathe eat horseradish teaspoon every morning with lemon juice. Add food chili or cayenne pepper.
16. For easier expectoration
Two onions with shell boil in a liter of water. When slightly cooled, add honey and drink sip by sip. Or honey brush with half of the onions, lightly fry and eat it.
17.Tincture for Disease
In decilitre 70 percent ethyl alcohol, place 20 grams of minced sage leaves. Leave in a warm month. Drain and transfer into the vial. After 10 to 15 drops of tincture, add in a little water, juice or tea three times a day. It is forbidden for pregnant women and children!
A medicament for nasal congestion
Kapajte quarter teaspoon salt solution in a pint of water boiled and then cooled. Boil five large onion in two liters of water with three-fourths cup of honey for two hours, and drink several times a day.
Chop the onion and wrap it in gauze. Compress secure around a sick ear using tape across his forehead and some work as long as possible. Wrap put on both ears.
18.Medieval stronger immune tonic
You need a 7 dl apple cider vinegar, 1/4 cup finely chopped garlic, 1/4 cup finely chopped onion, 2 chopped spicy fresh pepper, 1/4 cup grated ginger, 2 tablespoons of grated horseradish, 2 tablespoons of turmeric powder or 2 pieces turmeric root.
Mix in a bowl all ingredients except vinegar. Transfer them in a large glass jar of a liter. Pour into a jar that vinegar to the top of the bottle (03/02 jars shall be dry ingredients, and to the top Pour vinegar). Hang up and shake. Leave the jar in a dry, cool place for 2 weeks. Every day, shake the can several times. After 14 days, passed well and strain through a sieve.
For strengthening the immune system and a cold drink a spoonful every day. A little scroll to the small glasses a day. If you fight harder or serious illness and infection, take a tonic 5-6 times per day per tablespoon.
19. Pepper forcing dry cough
In a teaspoon of honey, add a pinch of white or black pepper and take 2-3 times a day for four to five days. Or scoop out the black radish and fill the hollow honey. After ten minutes of eating the honey three times a day.
20. Sage against bronchitis
Fry two tablespoons of sugar and when they melt and caramelize, cover them with half a liter of milk. When it boils, add the sage, as well as for a cup of tea. After ten minutes, strain and drink three times a day.