11 home remedies for pain with flemas

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Some home remedies, such as lemon juice and miel, ginger juice with cinnamon or mint, have substances with expectorant, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and antioxidant action, which help to eliminate secretions from the respiratory passages and strengthen the immune system , relieving pain caused by flu, colds, sinusitis or bronchitis, for example.

In order for them to be more effective, these home remedies can be used with honey, as they help lubricate and reduce throat irritation, and eliminate viruses and bacteria from the body, relieving them. However, it cannot be used by children under 2 years of age, or by people with diabetes or allergy to children, pollen or oil.

It is important to point out that, while there are benefits, home remedies for people with catarrh do not replace the treatment indicated by the doctor. In addition, embarassed women should opt for inhalations and essential oils that can be applied in their skin, since the use of some tés is contraindicated during embarazo. See home remedies for hands that can be used during embarazo.

Some home remedies for people with flea are:

1. Jugo de limón y miel

The yoke of lemon and miel has expectorant action, as it is rich in vitamin C and antioxidants, which helps to reduce inflammation in the respiratory tract, relieving it and accelerating the recovery of colds and flu. In addition, it helps to lubricate the throat and reduce the irritation of the tissues in this area, which also reduces it.


  • 1 lemon yoke;
  • 1 spoonful of honey;
  • 200 ml of water.

preparation method

Mix all the ingredients in the blender and sweeten with milk before drinking.

2. Jugo de naranja, piña y berro

The orange juice, piña and berro, is rich in vitamins C and A, hierro, potassium and bromelain, which has an expectorant, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant action, which helps to fight against inflammation and strengthen the immune system, accelerating recovery of colds and flu.


  • ½ cup of té de hojas and stalk of berro;
  • 1 orange yoke;
  • 1 slice of piña.

preparation method

Place the ingredients in the blender and mix to obtain a homogeneous mixture. Drink half a cup of yoke 2 to 3 times a day, or when there is some crisis of the worst.

3. Cinnamon Ginger Jarabe

Ginger jarabe with cinnamon has an effect that dries the mucous membranes and is a natural expectorant, which helps to fight the phlegm caused by flu or colds.


  • 1 piece of cinnamon or 1 teaspoon of cinnamon in octopus;
  • 1 cup of ginger root in slices without shell;
  • 85 g brown sugar, whole brown or coconut;
  • 100 ml of water.

preparation method

Hervir the water with sugar, mixing to completely dissolve the sugar. Remove the fire, add the ginger and cinnamon, and mix. Store the jarabe in a clean and dry glass jar. Take 1 coffee spoonful of ginger 3 times a day.

This jarabe should not be used by people with clotting problems, which is under treatment with anticoagulants, as it can increase the risk of bleeding and bruising. In addition, the use of this jarabe should be avoided by embarassed women in the event that it is close to childbirth or in women with a history of abortion, coagulation problems or a risk of bruising.

4. Tea from yerbabuena

The hierbabuena is rich in menthol, an essential oil that helps to improve the symptoms of phlegm, runny nose or blocked nose, and headache, common in cases of flu or colds.

In addition, it has antibacterial, antiviral and anti-inflammatory properties, which help the body to fight the cold and recover faster.


  • 6 chopped yerbabuena seeds;
  • 150 ml of boiling water.

preparation method

Add the yerbabuena in a bowl with water, leaving it to rest for 5 to 10 minutes. Paste and endulzar with me, if you want it, and take 3 to 4 cups a day.

5. Tomillo y miel infusion

The infusion of tomillo and miel is rich in anti-inflammatory and antiseptic substances, such as thymol, carvacrol, cimeno and linalool, which also have an expectorant action, facilitating the elimination of phlegm, in addition to lubricating the throat, relieving coughs, nasal drip and the sensation of a blocked nose.

For people who are allergic to milk, propolis or pollen, you should avoid adding it to the infusion, preparing it alone with tomillo.


  • 1 spoonful of dry thyme extract or 2 fresh thyme sprigs;
  • 1 liter of boiling water;
  • 1 spoonful of honey.

preparation method

Add dry thyme in the soaking water and let it rest for 5 to 10 minutes. Paste and drink up to 3 cups a day.

The infusion of tomillo should not be used by people with stomach problems, such as gastritis or ulcer; people with diseases in the liver who use anticoagulant drugs such as warfarin or clopidogrel, for example.

6. Onion and ajo jarabe

The onion jar has expectorant and antiseptic properties, which help to release phlegm, strengthen the immune system and reduce lung inflammation, preventing the production of more phlegm.


  • 1 medium onion grated;
  • 1 crushed garlic clove;
  • Miel

preparation method

Place the onion and the onion in a glass container and add a sufficient quantity of honey to cover the onion and the apple. Mix the ingredients and store in the refrigerator overnight. For children older than 2 years, you can choose 2.5 ml of jarabe, which is equivalent to about half a cup of coffee jarabe, up to 3 times a day. In adults, you can take 5 ml or 1 teaspoon of jarabe coffee, up to 3 times a day. Any amount of jarabe must not be used after 1 week. See other ways to use el ajo to fight back.

Due to the fact that children under 2 years old, women with gestational diabetes or people with diabetes, should be avoided, it can increase the amount of sugar in the blood and make it difficult to control blood glucose.

7. Inhalation with eucalyptus steam

A good home remedy for cold sores is to inhale the eucalyptus steam, as it has expectorant and antiseptic properties, which quickly relieve nasal congestion.

However, there are some people who may be more sensitive to the essential oil released by the eucalyptus and, in these cases, there may be a worsening of symptoms. In case this happens, its inhalation should be avoided.


  • 5 drops of eucalyptus essential oil;
  • 1 liter of boiling water.

preparation method

Put the water in a container and add the drops of essential eucalyptus oil. After that, cover the head and the container, inhaling the vapor from it. Next, cover the head with an open towel, so that it also covers the container that contains the essential eucalyptus oil solution. Tilt the head over the container and inhale the steam as deeply as possible for a maximum of 10 minutes, repeating 2 to 3 times a day. The towel helps to keep the steam of the solution longer.

In case you have essential oil at home, it is also possible to have an inhalation by submerging some eucalyptus trees in hirviendo water, and the natural oil of the plant will be transported by steam.

8. Té de regaliz

The tea of ​​regaliz prepared with the medicinal plant Glycyrrhiza glabrait is rich in substances such as glycyrrhizin, glabridin, apigenin and liquiritin, with a potent expectorant action, in addition to antioxidant, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, which help to fight against phlegm and other respiratory problems such as colds or bronchitis, for example.


  • 1 spoonful of watermelon root tea;
  • 1 cup of boiling water;
  • Miel to sweeten the taste.

preparation method

Add the regaliz in the bowl with water flowing, cover and leave to rest for 10 minutes. Paste and endulzar with myel al gusto. Drink it up to 2 times a day.

It should not be drunk by embarassed women or those who are lactating, nor by people with heart problems, kidney diseases and low levels of potassium in their blood.

9. Té de guaco and malva

The guaco and mallow tea has a calming effect on the bronchi, reducing the production of sleep and lack of air. In addition, the properties of guaco make the secretions more liquid, making it easier to remove the phlegm that is in the throat and in the lungs.


  • 1 coffee spoonful of dried mallow flowers;
  • 1 spoonful of fresh hojas de guaco;
  • 1 cup of boiling water.

preparation method

Put the mallow and the guaco in a bowl with water hirviendo. Cover for 10 minutes. It is recommended that adults drink 1 cup of tea, up to 3 times a day. See other recipes with guaco to relieve aches.

This floor should only be taken from the 2 years of age, since in the smallest children of this age, inhalations of water vapor are recommended.

10. Brush tip

El té de escobilla or yerbaní, prepared with the medicinal plant Scoparia dulcisrich in fatty acids, diterpenes and flavonoids, with anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, expectorant and antiseptic properties, which help to relieve symptoms of phlegm caused by colds, asthma or bronchitis.


  • 10 g of brush or yerbaní;
  • 500 ml of water.

preparation method

Place the brush or yerbaní, and the water in a slow fire container, leaving it to boil for 10 minutes. Then, drink from 3 to 4 cups a day.

It must not be used by embarassed women, as it can cause abortion. In addition, this tampoco plant must be used during lactation.

11. Echinacea te

Echinacea tea is rich in antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and immunostimulant substances, such as flavonoids, cichoric and rosmarinic acids, which help to strengthen the immune system, reducing the duration of flu, colds or sinusitis, which helps to relieve coughs.


  • 1 cup of coffee root u hojas of echinacea;
  • 1 cup of boiling water.

preparation method

Place 1 teaspoon of echinacea root tea in a bowl of boiling water. Leave to rest for 15 minutes, paste and drink 2 times a day.

Echinacea disease should be avoided in children, embarassed women or during lactation, or by people with asthma, tuberculosis or autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, lupus or psoriasis.

To complement these home remedies, it is recommended to drink plenty of water to help dilute the thicker secretions, which helps to fight the symptoms.

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