A simple drink to cure cough and cold naturally

Due to seasonal changes, a lot of people are suffering from cough( irumal in tamil) and cold like me now so this remedy is good for you. One of my neighbour aunties suggested this drink to my hubby which we both drank for 3 days and we got relieved. This requires ingredients which are readily available in our place.


  • Holy basil leaves(thulasi in tamil)-a handful

  • Purple fruited eggplant leaves(thuthuvalai in tamil)-a handful

  • Plectranthus amboinicus leaves(Karpoora valli in tamil)-a handful

  • Pepper-20 nos.

  • Water-100 ml


  1. Boil water in a pan
  2. Add basil leaves, purple fruited egg plant leaves, Plectranthus amboinicus leaves, pepper powder and boil it well till it reduces to half
  3. Strain the decoction and drink


  • Drink 50 ml of this drink daily twice(morning and evening) after food

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