Common cold, also known as simple cold, is an upper respiratory tract viral infectious disease that mainly affects the respiratory mucosa of the nose, mouth, sinuses, and larynx. Less than two days after exposure to the virus, signs and symptoms can appear. Coughing, sore throat, runny nose, sneezing, headache, and fever may be among others.Typically, people recover within seven to ten days, but some symptoms can last as long as three weeks. Those with other health problems can sometimes develop pneumonia.
Cough Runny nose Sneezing Congestion of the nose Sore throat Muscle pain Tiredness Headaches Appetite Loss.
For the steam inhalation method, use 1 drop each of the following: thyme linalol, lavender, and geranium. Also, combine 2 drops each of thyme linalol, peppermint, eucalyptus radiata, and 1 drop of cardamom in a bottle and use 1 drop of this blend on a tissue to inhale whenever needed.
Another method involves massaging around the chest, neck, and sinus area (forehead, nose, and cheekbones — keeping the eyes tightly closed) with the following: