Cold/Cough - Home Remedy

For Day 2 Week 3 of BM #45, here is another home remedy for the common cold. This is a good one to have at home for the upcoming winter season.

I usually add this powder to the Tea I prepare specially in the colder months.

Ingredients - 

Pepper corns
Cardamom seeds
Sonth (Dry ginger)
Optional Sweetener - Honey or Rock candy powder

Cold/Cough - Home Remedy

Method Of Preparation -

Powder equal quantities (by weight) of the ingredients. 

Store them in an air tight container and use as required.

Dosage - Boil 1 cup of water and add 1/2 tsp of the above powder. Let it simmer for a couple minutes. 

Remove from heat, sieve, add the sweetener if preferred and sip the hot/warm mixture once or twice a day to relieve throat discomfort, nasal congestion, runny/itchy nose etc.
Posted by Harini R on Saturday, October 18, 2014


  1. Such a simple remedy.

  2. Priya Suresh Says:
  3. Loving this home remedy, now i want to sip that cup.

  4. Lot of Gujjus also prepare this powder along with cardamon and use it for winter tea.

  5. Srivalli Says:
  6. Another quick and easy one to make harini..thanks for sharing..

  7. Unknown Says:
  8. Thats a new home remedy I have learned :) quick and easy to make , will try at home :)

  9. Pavani Says:
  10. That is one spicy and flavorful tea that I wouldn't mind drinking during winter.

  11. this home remedy sounds just as tasty as it serves a purpose

  12. Unknown Says:
  13. I use something very similar at our house. Jayanthi(

  14. I need to keep this handy, cold days are near!!!

  15. Jayashree Says:
  16. This is new to me.

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