Health & Wellness

Natural Remedies to Relieve Flu Symptoms


Flu, a common virus, can cause uncomfortable symptoms like a stuffy nose and congested chest. While there are many pharmaceutical options available, it’s worth considering simple, natural remedies to alleviate these symptoms.

Ginger, Black Pepper, and Honey Tea

Things you’ll need:

  • 1 teaspoon of black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon of honey
  • Chopped ginger
  • 3 glasses of water

How to Prepare and Use It:

  1. In a pot, bring water to a boil.
  2. Add black pepper and chopped ginger to the boiling water.
  3. Let the mixture simmer on low heat for three minutes.
  4. Allow it to cool down, then add honey to sweeten.
  5. Drink this mixture as needed to ease your symptoms.

How Much to Take:

For best results, drink 3 to 4 cups of this tea every day to help clear up your stuffy nose and cough. If your symptoms aren’t severe, one cup on an empty stomach may be sufficient.

Natural Cold and Flu Remedy

Things you’ll need:

  • Fresh garlic (chopped or crushed)
  • Fresh onion (cut up)
  • Fresh ginger root (diced)
  • Grated horseradish
  • Fresh cayenne pepper (seeds removed, chopped or sliced)

How to Prepare and Use It:

  1. Mix all the ingredients together until they form a smooth paste.
  2. Transfer the mixture into an airtight glass jar and shake it every day for two weeks.
  3. After two weeks, strain the juice to get it ready to use.


These natural remedies offer several benefits in relieving flu symptoms such as a stuffy nose and congested chest. They are easy to prepare and can be used alongside traditional treatment methods for a more comprehensive approach to combating the flu.

Barbara Livingston: Empowering Wellness Through Accessible Insights.