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Home Remedies for Respiratory issues (cough, pneumonia)

Honey

Take 1 teaspoon of raw, unpasteurized honey or add to warm tea 2-3 times daily. Do not give to infants under 12 months.

Eucalyptus Oil

Use in steam inhalation. Add 2-3 drops to a bowl of hot water, cover your head, and inhale steam for 10-15 minutes. Avoid eye contact.

Ginger Tea

Boil fresh ginger slices in water. Drink 2-3 cups daily for its anti-inflammatory benefits.

Mullein

Prepare a tea with dried mullein leaves, strain well, and consume 1-2 times a day.

Turmeric & Milk

Mix 1 teaspoon of turmeric in a cup of warm milk. Consume, preferably before bedtime, once daily.

Slippery Elm

Take as a tea or lozenge as per product's recommended dose. Consult a healthcare professional for guidance.

Peppermint Tea

Drink tea or inhale its steam 2-3 times daily. Beneficial for breaking down mucus.

Thyme

Prepare a tea with dried thyme leaves. Consume 2-3 times daily.

Lemon

Mix freshly squeezed lemon juice in warm water with honey. Drink 2-3 times a day or as needed.

Nettle Tea

Consume nettle tea 1-2 times daily to support respiratory health.

Saline Nasal Spray

Use as needed for nasal congestion. Follow commercial product instructions or consult with a professional for a homemade solution.

Elecampane

Prepare tea using dried elecampane root. Consume 1-2 times daily.

Pineapple Juice

Drink fresh pineapple juice (1-2 cups daily) for its bromelain content. Avoid added sugars.

Hot & Cold Packs

Apply warm compresses for 10-15 minutes to the chest, followed by cold packs to reduce inflammation. Repeat as needed.

Steam Inhalation

Inhale steam from a bowl of hot water for 10-15 minutes. Add essential oils for added benefits. Ensure the water is comfortably warm.

Oregano Oil

Mix a few drops with a carrier oil and massage onto the chest. Use topically and avoid direct ingestion.

Plantain Leaf

Brew a tea with 3-5 dried plantain leaves. Consume 1-2 times daily.

Cordyceps

Available as a supplement or tea. Follow product dosage recommendations. Always consult a healthcare professional before use. Typically, the recommended dosage for Cordyceps supplements can range from 1,000mg to 3,000mg once daily.

Licorice Root

Consume as tea or chew directly. Limit intake to avoid potential side effects like elevated blood pressure. add 1-2 teaspoons of dried licorice root to a cup of boiling water. Allow it to steep for 5-10 minutes, then strain before drinking tea. It's recommended not to exceed the dosage because of the potential side effects of glycyrrhizin, a compound found in licorice. Consult your healthcare expert for doasage to avoid interactions.

Elderberry

Consume as a syrup, tea, or supplement. Ensure it's safe for consumption, as some elderberry forms can be toxic. Follow product recommendations.The commonly recommended dosage for adults is 1-2 tablespoons (15-30 ml) daily for immune support and up to 2 times daily when experiencing symptoms. Consult your medical expert to avoid interactions.


Disclaimer:
The information on this site is not meant to diagnose or treat any illness. Always consult a doctor before making health decisions. This content is for educational purposes only and should not replace professional medical advice.

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