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Easy Remedies and Tips to Tackle Flu this season

How To Tackle The Season Of Flu 

As the winters arrive in mid-October usually, we face numerous flu symptoms; till we start taking medications, it already spreads everywhere. A good location helps you have a healthy life, which you can select if you are looking for a house for sale in Islamabad. JagahOnline can help you with that. 

In this blog, what we need to do is learn to tackle this flu. This flu ruins a great span of winters in Pakistan. What if you get rid of that flu and start relishing the winters. Few remedies can help you with that.

Foods That can help you

Citrus fruits

Citrus fruits like orange, lime, lemon, grapefruits etc. can help you boost your immune system that can fight the flu. Have an intake of these fruits as much as you can in this weather. They increase the vitamin C level that helps you fight the flu.


Herbs like Garlic, Ginger, Sage, Turmeric etc. can help you soothe your throat in a cough. They can boost your immune system and they are exceptional antibiotics. The best way to take these herbs is in tea.


A natural remedy that can cure most diseases is honey. Honey tends to keep your body warm, boost the immune system, heal cough, headaches etc. If you have diabetes, you may avoid it or take a tiny quantity.

Spicy foods (Not suitable for Fever)

Spices tend to clear out your stuffy nose. You might have noticed, every time you consume spicy foods, your nose starts running. You need to use this remedy only if you do not have a fever. Spices are good for your heart health also.


It improves your immunity since it is beneficial against cold and flu. It also helps you control your cholesterol. Taking it in raw form will be the right way to get rid of the flu.

Things to follow

Fluids Intakes

You have to increase your fluid intake. More water, soups and tea should be your intake if you have the flu. The more liquid you will consume, the more your body will flush out toxic material. You might have noticed that your body starts getting dehydrated and you feel thirsty with the flu. It is because your body drains out your water to form mucus. 

You have to drink water frequently to refrain from dehydration and dry throat. Green tea or herbal tea should be your partner combating the flu.

Salty gargle

Gargle with salty water to treat your sore throat. It helps fight bacteria in your throat and also clears your blocked nasal passage. You need to perform it twice or thrice a day to treat your throat’s congestion. 

Avoid sharing your cups, towel or spoons. 

If you have contracted the flu, separate your things immediately. Your cup, spoon, towel etc. are the top sources of the spread of flu. Try to wash your hands frequently so you can’t spread germs.

Cover your mouth when sneezing or coughing

Do not forget to cover your mouth when sneezing or coughing. It might spread to everyone. Wear a face mask when you are suffering from the flu. Tiny droplets mix in the air that can affect others.

Cover your head when sleeping

Always cover your head when you are going to sleep because your head absorbs the cold that helps the flu stay further. If you cover your head, you will get a night of proper sleep. It will help you wake up without any congestion in your nasal passage.

Take Hot bath

A hot bath tends to warm up your body and also helps your blood circulate well. Although a cold bath also increases your immunity, both types have their advantages and disadvantages. A hot bath helps you relieve your muscles that get sore because of coughing and fever.

Visit Doctor

If your flu stays even after a week or the flu gets worse, visit a doctor to get antivirals. After following all the above remedies, chances of not getting a cure are almost none but you can keep it as a last option.

Useful Tip

Do not use any medicine in the first week since your body’s defence mechanism is already in working mode. Taking medication too early interferes with your immune system process.


We hope all these remedies and tips will be convenient for you. If you are looking for a house for sale in Islamabad this winter to spend time with your family or desiring about Pakistan tour, you may try our blogs about tourism and property information at JagahOnline.

Shayan Khan
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