Spices - excellent assistants in fight against cold.
In cinnamon there are many antibacterial substances therefore it is good to apply it to flu prevention. To make a prophylactic, make 0,5 teaspoons of ground cinnamon boiled water. Here add a pinch of black pepper. Drink on a tea glass with honey each 3-4 hours. This tea from cinnamon and pepper will help you not to catch when all round you sneeze and cough.
In mint there are essential oils (menthol), tannins, vitamins and flavonoids. All this together guarantees to you fast disposals of cough. Not for nothing from an antiquity mint used for cough treatment. So, make 2 tablespoons of dry leaves of mint in 1 liter of water, add here some drops of essential oil of mint peppery. Make inhalation by this infusion.
If you overcooled, and the first symptoms of cold already have an effect, steam feet in hot water with addition of black mustard. After such bathtub for feet they should be rinsed warm water and to put on warm socks. You go to bed and have a rest.
Cardamom which possesses ability to delete surplus of slime from bosoms of a nose and bronchial tubes perfectly is suitable for cold treatment. For preparation of medical tea boil thoroughly 9 seeds of cardamom and 7 buds of a carnation, 1/2 teaspoons of fresh polished ginger and 1 stick of cinnamon in boiling water (500 ml) within 5 minutes. Give in a glass some tea, add milk and bring everything to boiling.
The turmeric can not only give to dishes yellow color. With its help it is possible to be treated for bronchitis, and also to eliminate the first symptoms of a sore throat. Before going to bed drink a glass of hot milk, previously having boiled in it 1 teaspoon of a turmeric. If you are hurt by a throat, in this case you will be helped by such means: in 1 glass of hot water part 1 teaspoon of a turmeric and 1/2 teaspoons of salt. Rinse this infusion of companies on 3-4 times a day. For this purpose it is enough to gather infusion in a mouth and to hold it some minutes.