Drink more and more of warm fluids as it will help provide immediate relief from congestion and the accompanying symptoms like sore throat, nagging cough, sneezing, sore throat and chills.
A person can get the benefit of drinking warm fluids by drinking:
Green tea or decaffeinated black
You can keep the air moist that will help you to loosen your mucus and reduce the symptoms of coughing and congestion. You can also use humidifiers that will help you to keep the air moist.
Go for hot shower bath
Hot shower baths are not only soothing and relaxing but when you will take a hot bathe then it will alleviate the symptoms.
Gargle thrice daily with lukewarm saltwater as that would help to remove phlegm and mucus from the throat and ease the symptoms. Add half teaspoon of salt to a cup of water and stir it until it dissolves fully.
Gargle with the mixture and allow it to soothe the throat. Repeat this several times in a day to ease the symptoms of blocked chest.
Known for its antiviral and anti-bacterial properties it can help you to get rid of your infection in the respiratory tract. Honey will help reduce coughing and soothe the irritated throat. Have a glass of lukewarm water an add honey, lemon to it.
Ginger for chest congestion
Take 1-inch piece of ginger to a cup of boiling water and then add 1 teaspoon of honey to it. Take chopped ginger and soak it in water for next 5 minutes. Strain the liquid and add honey to it. You must drink this herbal tea while it is still warm. You need to drink this tea minimum 3 times daily in order to reap its benefits.
Onion for congestion of the chest
Take 1 small onion, 1 teaspoon of lemon juice, 1 teaspoon of water and ½ teaspoon of honey. Mix all things and heat it for a while and then consume this mixture. Onions can immediately provide relief to the aching throat and provide relief from chest congestion.
Pineapple juice for chest congestion
Take 1 glass of fresh pineapple juice and drink it clear the air passages as it has cleansing, detoxifying and anti-inflammatory properties. Avoid drinking canned pineapple juices as it will strip of the vitamin C content that it has.
Turmeric for the congestion in the chest
Because turmeric is an excellent healing agent therefore its strong antibacterial properties will help heal the problem of chest congestion. Black pepper will act as an expectorant and a decongestant and the mixture of both together will provide ease and comfort. To prepare the mixture take ½ teaspoon of black pepper, ½ teaspoon of turmeric powder and add 1 tbsp. of honey to it.
Fenugreek for chest congestion
Take 1 teaspoon of fenugreek seeds, a cup of water and add 1 teaspoon of honey to it. Soak fenugreek overnight in the cup of water and then in the morning strain the liquid and heat t up. After when this is done add honey and drink the herbal tea. Drink a cup of the mixture and notice congestion go away for yourself. Fenugreek will help fight the inflammation from the respiratory tract. The anti-microbial compounds that are present it will help to deal with the infection causing organisms.
A natural and an ayurvedic Treatment of Chest Allergy will help fight chest infection and give relief from the symptoms.