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Flu (Influenza) – Symptoms, Causes and Home Remedies

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Influenza is also generally called the flu. Flu is a transmittable disease caused by RNA viruses of the family Orthomyxoviridae. Flu virus attacks the respiratory tract and cause fever, chills and body pain.

Flu (Influenza) Symptoms:

  • Severe weakness
  • Body pain
  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Chills
  • Sore throat
  • Cough
  • Running nose
  • Watery eyes
  • The body temperature touches 104°F

Flu (Influenza) Causes:

  • It is a highly contagious condition which can spread via:
  • Coughing or sneezing of the infected person
  • Sharing handkerchiefs or other common items with the patient

 

Natural Home Remedy Using Honey and Cinnamon Powder:

  1. Take 1 tsp of honey in a bowl
  2. Place it in 1 bowl of hot water to make it warm
  3. Add a pinch of cinnamon powder to the honey
  4. Mix well
  5. Have this 2 times a day

Natural Home Remedy Using Onion and Honey:

  1. Take 1 mashed onion
  2. Press it on a sieve and extract the juice
  3. Add 1 tbsp of honey
  4. Mix well
  5. Drink 1 tsp 3 times a day

Natural Home Remedy Using Fenugreek Powder, Lemon Juice, Honey and Ginger Paste:

  1. Take 1 glass of hot water
  2. Add 4 tsp of fenugreek powder
  3. Add 4 tsp of lemon juice
  4. Add 1 tsp of honey
  5. Add 1 tsp of ginger paste
  6. Mix well
  7. Boil for 15 min
  • This remedy enhances sweating and reduces fever.

Tips:

  • Inhaling steam cleans the respiratory tract
  • Increase garlic intake as it restricts the growth of the influenza virus

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