Pregnancy and colds: what remedies for grandmother?

Pregnant, the list of prohibited or discouraged drugs is long ... so, how to cure in case of colds? Think of grandma's remedies, it's natural and it works!

  • Clogged nose or runny nose, sore throat, sneezing, greasy cough, headache or mild fever ... cold symptoms are bothersome and just because you are pregnant does not mean you should not be relieved. The list of prohibited or discouraged medications when waiting for a baby is long, to quickly overcome this nasty cold, there are fortunately different remedies of grandmother particularly effective.

Grandma's remedy # 1: Drink honey and lemon infusions

  • First reflex in case of cold, even when you are not pregnant, drink plenty of water. On the one hand, to reduce the risk of dehydration in case of mild to moderate fever and, on the other hand, to help the body fight against viral infection. Better still, the honey and lemon infusion is undoubtedly the flagship drink to naturally cure a cold. The small citrus rich in vitamins and minerals is particularly renowned for its anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antiviral, depurative and antioxidant properties. Honey, on the other hand, is an antiseptic, an antimicrobial and a formidable anti-inflammatory.
  • To make a herbal tea with lemon and honey, simply boil water in which you add two tablespoons of honey and the juice of a lemon. Let the mixture steep for a few minutes and enjoy this lukewarm tea.
  • This grandmother's remedy soothes sore throats and relieves coughs. In addition, it strengthens the immune system and helps the body fight against the cold virus.

Grandma's Remedy # 2: Do Steam Inhalations

  • When you have a stubborn cold, this grandmother's remedy is ideal for clearing the nose and cleansing the airways.
  • The principle is extremely simple: boil water in a large saucepan and place your face over the container. Then simply place a towel on your head so as not to let the steam escape. Breathe deeply, but be careful not to exceed a few minutes of inhalation.

Grandma's Remedy # 3: Fight Cough with Gargles

  • Very simple and quick to perform, this grandmother's remedy relieves coughs and soothes sore throats. In addition, it requires only a few minutes of preparation.
  • Boil a small pot of water (about 300 ml) and add a spoonful of salt and a spoonful of honey. Then make the gargle, taking care, of course, not to swallow the solution. This remedy is to be renewed during the day as often as necessary.

Grandma's Remedy # 4: Take a rest!

  • The cold is a benign viral infection. For a quick recovery, it is essential to rest, hydrate and, as much as possible, stay warm. To strengthen your immune system weakened by the virus, fill up with vitamins and minerals through a varied and balanced diet.