Home remedies are actually made at home, and hence turn out to be less expensive than other forms of medicine. Home remedies, being harmless in comparison to other forms of medicines, rarely cause side effects. In India, Ayurveda remedies have been used since ages by ancestors for curing common ailments.
Cold/Cough/Sorethroat – Boil a few tulsi (Basil) leaves, to which a few crushed cloves, crushed ginger and black pepper corns are added till the color of the mixture appears dark brown. This can be sipped piping hot, by adding a little honey.