Cold and Cough




Q:How to develop my body’s immunity against recurring cold and cough problems? I am a 35 year old man with no other major illnesses.

A:Follow these remedies:

a) Avoid cold curd, cheese, ice cream after heavy dinner at night.

b) Chew cardamom and cloves throughout the day to get relief from cold symptoms.

c) Trikatu (mixture of Ginger, Black pepper, Pepper longum powder) can be taken ½ - 1 tsp everyday twice with honey.

d) Talisadi churna ¼ - ½ tsp 2 – 3 times a day with honey helps against recurring cold and cough.

e) Drink herbal tea made of Tulsi and Mint, Green tea for keeping cough and cold away.

f) Use Licorice combination to relieve cough.

g) Nasal drops of Sesame oil will be helpful too.


Suggested by our Ayurveda Expert

Dr. Rachana Ghatol-Shetty

Qualifications: BAMS, Dip. Beauty & Aesthetics, Holistic Healer.

Specializes in: Beauty-Skin & Hair, Women Health, Common Ailments, Digestive Health, Holistic Healing.