When experiencing a congestion, some natural home remedies can effectively alleviate this condition, especially when caused by a common cold. The following remedies can help you heal even the most irritating symptoms:
Spicy Cider Decongestant and Expectorant
- 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
- 1/2 tsp powered ginger
- 3 tbsp organic honey
- 1/4 cup lemon juice
- 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
First, pour the apple cider vinegar and lemon juice in a pot in order to simmer. Add the cayenne, honey and ginger. You can define the amounts to fit your personal taste. Pour the mixture in a jar and store it in a cool and dark place. Shake the mixture well, before use and drink 1-2 tablespoons every day. Also, you can warm the mixture before drinking.
Three-Ingredient Cough Syrup
- 3/4 cup of raw unfiltered honey
- 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
- 2-4 tbsp. lemon juice
Mix all of the ingredients and store the mixture in the fridge for up to 6 weeks. Drink half a teaspoon of it any time you experience congestion.