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Natural Remedies for Swine Flu

Swine flu is a respiratory disease, which is caused by a type A influenza virus or the H1N1 virus. This has been affirmed as a pandemic by WHO. Swine flu, initially was reported in pigs only, but recently it has been reported in many humans too. Swine flu cases has been raised on the daily basis and thus, calls for various treatments which are effective in relieving the symptoms of swine flu.

Although, many people adopt allopathic medications, it doesn’t cure it but reduces or controls the symptoms. It is believed that it is better to cure the symptoms than subsiding them. But in many cases, the symptoms may reoccur. Natural treatments for swine flu and herbal treatments for swine flu are good options for treatment, as they do not have any side effects which are usually caused by allopathic medications.

Natural Remedies for Swine Flu:

  • Apple Cider Vinegar:

    Health benefits of apple cider vinegar are excellent. This can also be used in multiple ways. Vinegar contains Malic acid that makes it as an antiviral, antibiotic and anti fungal. Mix 1 tablespoon of honey, 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar in a cup of warm water every morning and drink the mixture. This kills and prevents microbes that infect the body.

  • Vitamin C:

    Studies have revealed that vitamin C enhances the resistance to disease and avoids flu symptoms. It is suggested to include foods that are rich source in vitamin C in the daily diet.

  • Garlic:

    This is found in every kitchen. This is used to fight against the swine flu. This is an effective natural antiviral herb. It is very effective when crushed freshly. It must consumed in an hour after crushing. You can have 2 – 3 cloves in a day.

  • Lemon Tea:

    Lemon tea can give relief from the symptoms such as headaches, sore throat, cough, etc.

  • Cinnamon:

    Mix ½ half a tablespoon of cinnamon powder and a tablespoon of honey and consume it. This gives relief from the symptoms such as sore throat, cold and nasal congestion.

  • Basil:

    Inhale the steam obtained by the basil leaves when added to the hot water. This relieves swine flu symptoms and lung congestion too.

  • Apple:

    Apple juice is the best antiviral remedy. Prepare juice with skin and pulp of apple. This is more powerful than the commercial one.

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