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Both the flu and colds are infectious diseases caused by different viruses.
Flu is caused by influenza – A, B, and C – and affects especially children, pregnant women, elderly people, immunosuppressed people, and patients with chronic diseases, such as diabetes and high blood pressure.
Its symptoms are dry cough, sore throat, headache, muscle aches, and fever above 100.4 F that lasts at least three days.
These symptoms may last for over a week, but there is a risk of complications, like pneumonia.
The symptoms of a cold are cough, congestion, runny nose, body aches, and sore throat, but lighter than in a flu case. It goes away in a few days.
An excellent way of treating colds and flu is using natural syrups.
The one you will learn in today’s video has lemon, apple, garlic, ginger, black pepper, and turmeric. All of them contribute to the natural treatment of respiratory diseases.
Learn about the benefits of each one of the ingredients:
Lemon is rich in vitamin C, strengthens the immune system, and reduces the symptoms of cold and flu.
Apple has properties that act against the flu and cold.
Garlic has a compound called allicin, which has antibacterial, antiviral, and antifungal actions
Ginger has anti-inflammatory, antibiotic, and expectorating actions, helping reduce the phlegm produced during a cold.
Black pepper has antioxidant and antibacterial properties that help strengthen the immune system and prevent or treat infections.
Turmeric. It has anti-inflammatory, analgesic, antiseptic, and antibacterial actions, which strengthens the immune system.
Know that you know the benefits of the ingredients, watch the video to learn the recipe:
If you have any symptoms of cold or flu, try this recipe and share your opinion with us.
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