Experience the discomfort of flu symptoms like congestion and a stuffy nose? Explore the world of natural remedies as an alternative or complement to conventional medicine.

Ginger, Black Pepper, and Honey Tea


  • Black pepper: 1 teaspoon
  • Honey: 1 teaspoon
  • Chopped ginger
  • Water: 3 glasses

Preparation and Usage:

  • Boil water in a pot.
  • Add black pepper and ginger.
  • Simmer for three minutes on low heat.
  • Cool down and sweeten with honey.
  • Consume as needed for symptom relief.

Recommended Dosage:

Drink 3-4 cups daily for optimal results, especially to ease a cough or stuffy nose.

A single cup on an empty stomach is enough for milder symptoms.

DIY Cold and Flu Remedy


  • Fresh garlic (chopped or crushed)
  • Fresh onion (sliced)
  • Fresh ginger root (diced)
  • Grated horseradish
  • Fresh cayenne pepper (de-seeded and chopped or sliced)

Preparation and Usage:

Combine all ingredients into a smooth paste.

Place in an airtight glass jar, shaking daily for two weeks.

After two weeks, strain to obtain the juice for use.


These natural remedies offer comfort from flu symptoms like congestion and a stuffy nose. They’re simple to make and can be used alongside traditional treatments for a well-rounded approach to flu management.