One of the worst feeling is to wake up and sneeze continuously for an hour, people name it differently but it’s really most awful feeling when you are caught in cold or flu, chances are your whole day becomes dull and dim, people mostly, try to avoid medicines as they have side effects and other notorious symptoms, which is also a good decision in the situations where home remedies have taken over the world by a storm, you must have heard from your parents or grandparents about the home made remedies they used for fighting cold, similarly we people are so genius that we have invented some of the best and weird cold remedies by getting inspired to them that are diming the medical firms, but obviously some of the medical conditions need pure and authorized medical guidance but in cases like having cold or irritating flu, one can always rely on these of the best yet weird cold remedies around the world.
Turmeric milk – India
Turmeric has been long known for its soothing effect on the people caught in cold, many of us may don’t agree but this phenomenon was actually originated from India where turmeric milk is known highly effective treatment for fighting cold. Mixing a half tea spoon of turmeric in hot milk and drinking it especially before sleeping is said to be improving your cold and flu conditions. Turmeric healing power is further followed by the use of ginger, black pepper and honey too.
Snail Syrup – Germany
The snail syrup, especially the extract from its trail where the molluscs leave behind the extract is best known in Germany to fight sore throat, you can still find many authentic snail syrups in Germany. These syrups not only cures sore throat but are also used as a beautifying property used in skin cream.
Lizard Soup – Hong Kong
Dried lizard soup mixed with dates is surely one of the best yet weird cold remedies around the world, the lizards soup is mixed with dates and adding up hams to it also increases your blood flow which enables the human metabolism better and curing the cold as soon as possible. Furthermore, eating the lizards in Hong Kong are also known as the affective thing for heart and lungs.
Coining – China
Commonly known as cupping in China, this Chinese practice of vacuuming hot cups to make notable meridian points on the skin is popular for increasing the blood flow in the body and providing energy for whatever ails you have, coining works likewise, you rub some tiger balm on your back then scratch the back with a rough object like coin till there are visible red marks, it is believed to be a process to get relieved from pain.
Onions are vastly known for its marvellous effect on cold and flu, especially in the parts of Europe, Israel and even in Japan, a chopped onion if placed in a bowl and then covered with honey and sugar which manages to draw out the natural juice of onion, altogether it makes the most healthy and beneficial remedy as onions are rich in having vitamin c and b.
Chopped Garlic – Russia
In a Russian home you will definitely find a big plate of raw garlic and you can assume from far behind that it means someone has flue in the house. Chopped garlic and its intake is known to be the best cure for flu, but why it is known as the best yet weird cold remedies around the world? Because parents in Russia keep garlics in their children pocket to make them feel well, I must say that’s a massive obsession with garlics.
Another good remedy used in Russia is to soak your feet in hot water mixed with mustard, then wear war socks and hop into blankets, definitely sounds cosy and worth trying.
Hot Currant Juice – Finland
Rich in having vitamin C, the hot currant juice is used in Finland for curing the flu and cold. Juice skim out the black currant juice and boil it on a saucepan, keeping in mind not to take too hot of its intake, sip it and you will definitely feel better,
Tamagozake – Japan
A slightly odd but yes the best yet weird cold remedies around the world include the Tamagozake, which is an egg cocktail, it includes a blend of raw eggs with a slight hit of honey mixed with a measurable amount of sake, the intake of which is known to b e a perfect cure for flu and sore throat, though today’s parents won’t really agree with this treatments but our g rand mothers have definitely tried and perfectly gone through this process.