The blockade in the nasals and the throat is caused by phlegm deposit in the lung. This is causing problems with the breathing and it is making you cough. Even though this is not a fatal problem, it can cause you problems in your life.
The worst thing is if you don’t solve this problem you can provoke more health issues.
Do you have phlegm in the lungs?
What is phlegm? Phlegm is a sticky compound that is being secreted by mucus of the ventilator system. It is sticky because it has a role of protection. It is catching the viruses, allergies and dust. One of the roles is to prevent infection like, for example, cold.
When you feel like coughing, you probably have mucus that is unwanted in the chest and in the throat. That can be a consequence of a virus, flu, bacteria, etc.
Other symptoms that show that you have some of these issues are: weakness, difficulties during taking a breath, fever and a nose that is running. Actually phlegm is blocking the tubes of the bronchia if you do not remove it on a proper way.
How can you do this using natural ways?
There are some medicines that can help you, but they also have negative effects. So you might consider some natural ones. Here you can read about four techniques that can be useful for you.
The ginger is a plant that has antihistamine, antiviral and antibacterial properties. It is also decongestant that is natural. The ginger is very healthy. This plant can ease the congestion in the chest and the throat and it will remove the phlegm. The proper way is to use this plant as tea. All you need to prepare the ginger tea is:
- Water (two cups)
- Honey (one teaspoon)
- Peppercorn (one teaspoon)
- Ginger (six pieces)
First, the water should be boiled. After that you should put the peppercorn and six pieces of ginger. You should wait for the mix to boil. Then, the mix should be covered for about one minute.
After that, you should simmer the tea on a medium heat for about five minutes. In the end, remove it and put the honey inside. The best dose is to drink two cups per day.
- Lemons and honey
These two ingredients are really healthy and they are antifungal and antibacterial. The vitamin C that is found in the lemons prevents congestion and it is improving the immune system. The mucus is broke down by the acidity of the lemon. All you need to make this natural remedy is:
- Lemon juice (two tablespoons)
- Honey (one tablespoon)
Make a mix of lemon juice and honey until they are homogeneous. Consume this mix three times in a day.
The curcumin that is part of the turmeric is antiseptic and antibacterial. It is very helpful and healthy and it removes the bacteria that provoke mucus. On this way, it is making your immunity stronger.
In order to make this remedy, you need a glass of water that is warm. Put one teaspoon of powder of turmeric and one half of a spoon of salt. Use the mix to make a gargle about four times per day.
You can be doing steam inhalations in your own home.
What do you need in order to do this?
- Boiling water (four cups)
- Towel (a large one)
- Dried rosemary (one teaspoon)
- Thyme (half of a teaspoon)
In order to do a steam inhalation, you should place the herbs in the water that is boiling. After that you need to put your face on the bowl and to cover the head with a large towel. You should not allow the steam to escape. You should be inhaling the steam for 5 to 10 minutes. You should do this a few times a day.
- You should have sufficient humidity in the room;
- You should be blowing the nose very often;
- Drink warm beverage, not cold ones;
- Keep away from irritant;
- Place warm compresses on the chest.