home remedies pneumonia

Cayenne pepper helps the body release mucus from the respiratory tract, which makes it easier for the patient to breathe. Fill a jug with 250ml of water, add 1 tsp of lemon juice and sprinkle a little cayenne pepper. Drink the water, at least, 4 to 5 times every day.

Fenugreek Tea

Fenugreek helps remove toxins from the body through perspiration. It also helps clear any congestion in the chest. Take 500ml of water in a pan and combine one teaspoon full of fenugreek seeds. Bring it to a boil and strain. Add about one teaspoon of lemon juice and drink minimum four cups in a day

Take a steam bath. Fill a bucket of water with some hot water and put in a few drops of any essential oil that you may have around the house such as tea tree, lavender, camphor or eucalyptus. Close the bathroom door and inhale the vapors or the steam, by covering your head with a towel, as you sit near the bucket of water with your head leant about it.

Salt Water

Gargle with salt water, at least, 3 times a day. It will help clear the respiratory tract and clear your chest off any cough.