Treat Common Cold & Cough Naturally

Treat common cold and cough naturally

Winter is coming, be prepared for this cold, breezy weather with Ayurvedic home remedies for cold and cough at the comfort of your home before it affects your overall health. Chronic cough & cold, allergies, breathlessness and wheezing are caused because of the immune deficiency & too much Kapha produced in the body. Ayushakti's ‘Swasvin Asthaloc’ is one of the best ayurvedic medicine for cold and cough. These tablets have been published in the 'International Journal of Medical Science' and have ancient proven effective solutions for cough, cold, asthma & breathing difficulties. 

Asthaloc Tablet

Swasvin Asthaloc helps to remove blocks in the respiratory channels, relieves infections and inflammations, remarkably reduces chest congestion & pain, and promotes easy breathing. It also improves resistance power, which in turn helps to relieve frequent allergies, cough and cold. To know more about Ayushakti's Swasvin Asthaloc visit:

Foods to avoid:

Milk & Dairy products: Avoid drinking milk and intaking dairy products as it contributes to excessive mucus in the body and increases congestion. 

Caffein: It makes your immune system weaker and dehydrates your body, which makes you feel even sicker. 

Cold drinks & Alcohol: It weakens your white blood cells and slows down your healing process. 

Oily food: It's high in fat, produces more mucus and makes your immune system weak 


Foods to eat:

Spinach: It is packed with healthy digestion-regulating fiber and contains vitamin C 

Garlic: It is a powerful antioxidant with antimicrobial, antiviral & antibiotic properties offering decongestant & expectorant effects.

Leafy vegetables: Leafy green vegetables are packed with vitamins, minerals and fiber, vitamin A, vitamin C and vitamin K. They are also useful for their antibacterial properties.

Pro Tip: Drink water only when you are thirsty or else it leads to more cough problem. 


Home Remedy:

Home remedy for cold and cough

15 - fresh basil leaves

10 - mint leaves

½ inch - fresh ginger

½ - cinnamon stick

1 - peppercorn

Method: Crush the ingredients together. Add one glass of water, boil the ingredients well and make a tea. Take this tea 2-3 times a day. 


According to the Ayurvedic treatment for cough and cold, they are commonly caused by the aggravation of Kapha produced in the body, weak digestion is one main reason for a weak immune system. When the food is not properly digested, it changes into ama & this ama (mucus) reaches to the respiratory system and causes cough, cold and breathing problems. One of the best ways to ward off your cough and cold is to build your immune system. 


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Author of the Blog: Dr. Deepali Shastri

Expert Review By: Dr Smita Pankaj Naram

Co-Founder, Ayushakti Ayurved Pvt Ltd

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