Influenza is an acute respiratory infection which affects the nasal airways and not only. Most of the time, we tend to confuse influenza with a common cold, without taking into account the serious implications that may occur.
Flu symptoms are quite different from those of colds. As a rule, flu symptoms appear suddenly and develop very rapidly through: fever, chills, headaches, muscle and joint pain, sore throat and dry cough.
But with the below natural remedies you’ll be able to get rid of influenza in 1 day, 2 the most.
Apple cider vinegar – massage your feet and wrists with diluted apple cider vinegar (5 tablespoons per 500 ml of water). This remedy has a strong effect on muscle aches and lowers the fever.
Take hot feet baths in which you’ve dissolved 3 tablespoons of salt.
Garlic – crush 3 garlic heads and mix with 2 teaspoons of honey. Leave it for 2 to 3 hours to incorporate well the ingredients, and then take 1 teaspoon of this garlic syrup per day.
Lemon – boil a lemon cut in 4 for 10 minutes. Add 1 teaspoon of thyme and allow it to infuse another 10 minutes. Strain and add honey. Drink this tea while is warm before bedtime.
Sage – acts against muscle pain. Prepare a decoction of 2 tablespoons of sage peel for 1 cup of water and take 3 tablespoons a day. Sweeten it with honey.