Everyone faces the problem of common cold now and then. It’s
not a big problem but it actually disrupts our life and we need to carry handkerchief and some people use nasal spray to overcome it. But today we
will look into a better solution for common cold.
Common cold is inflammation of the upper
respiratory tract caused by viral infection. It occurs when temperature changes
suddenly or with long exposure to a cold environment.
Get rest in warm environment so that your body
resists cold virus faster & more efficiently.
Lemon is very effective as its rich in vitamin C
which decreases toxicity & increases body resistance. Add juice of two
lemons in ½ liter of boiling water. Add honey & take it at bedtime. It
boosts immune system & shortens the illness period.
Ginger is considering another effective home
remedy for cold. Put 1”-1-1/2” piece of ginger in a cup of boiling water &
give 8-10 boils. Add honey to sweeten it & drink it hot. You can add ginger
pieces in your usual tea before adding tea leaves.
To get relieved from nasal congestion crush one
tablespoon carom seeds, tie it in a muslin cloth & inhale it to get relief
from blocked nose.
Take Lots of Liquids
Drink lots of liquid to keep your body hydrated.
It helps mucus thinning & flowing freely making it easier to expel
Having garlic is another very effective way to
treat this common problem. You can use it as Garlic soup. Chop 3-4 cloves of
garlic in one cup of water & your garlic soup is ready. Drink it once a
day. Antiseptic & antispasmodic qualities of garlic flush out all toxins
from the system & help to open up choked respiratory passage.
Generations of parents have spooned chicken soup
into their sick children. Now scientists have put chicken soup to the test, discovering
that it does have effects that might help relieve cold and flu symptoms.
According to Stephen Rennard, M.D., chief of
pulmonary medicine at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha,
chicken soup is anti inflammatory hence cures symptoms of cold. Let me know if these
remedies help overcome this common but irritating problem. Image Source:www.flickr.com/photos/williambrawley/4195919691/
or Dipawali is one of the most awaited festivals of hindus to all over the
world. Diwali is the festival of
light. It marks the
beginning of the Hindu New Year. Lights are the most important aspect of Dipawali.They decorate their
home and streets with diyas,(traditional small oil lamps made by clay),electric
lights,lamps and candles to celebrate the victory of Lord Ram over Ravana.
Thus,Dipawali signifies the victory of light over darkness, good over evil and
hope over despair.
Area rugs can be a
magical touch to your home decor. Decorating with area rugs bring life to your
room with vibrant colors or add a muted elegance. There is a dizzying array of choices in area rugs. You
will find it in unlimited choices of colors, shapes & designs. It makes selecting
the right area rugs to
match your needs can be a very challenging task indeed. Here are a few major tips
to ensure you choose the right option for your home
is available in all shapes & sizes. Choose your area rug according to the
shape of your furniture & room.
area rug under a round table looks terrific & softens
a square angular space
Use your creativity with different shapes to give
your home charm & elegance.
It is important to consider size in placement of
area rug. To get the perfect size measure the
area you want to place your area rug with the help of newspaper or duct tape. Make
the size of the area rug slightly smaller than the area to leave bare floors
exposed on all sides, ideally 9-12 inches from the baseboards.
According to Designer Jennifer Duneier the size of the
area rug depends on the furniture layout.
You can place small area rugs on the floor on each side of your bed. You
can position an area rug on floor at the foot of bed. It will give you a warm
feeling every time you step on beautiful area rug on your bedside floor.
If you have a specious room, use several area rugs to create cosy
enclaves. You can use it to divide a large room into various areas of uses
rather than walls or dividers. Make sure that the colors of the area rugs coordinate
with each other.
choosing the color of the area rug keep in mind these points