Severe form of common cold is called as head cold. The head cold occurs when the symptoms are focused on area around the head and face including ears. Symptoms of head cold include severe headache, pain around the eyes, earache, temporary deafness, etc. Many natural treatments offer effective relief from the various symptoms of a head cold without any side effects. Here are some top remedies:



Boil four to five chopped garlic cloves in a cup of water and add one teaspoon of raw honey. Drink it two to three times a day. You can also eat raw several times a day if you are fine with taste, until you see the conditions improved.


Slice two to three red onions horizontally and put one slice of onion in a bowl. Add raw honey on top of the onion followed by another layer of onion ring. Repeat the process until the bowl is full. Cover the bowl and leave it for 12 to 15 hours. After the recommended period, when you open the bowl, there will be thick liquid like syrup. Drink a spoonful of this syrup several times a day to get relief from symptoms of a head cold.


Making up a blend of scented bath salt is a wonderful way to ease a tired, sick, body and clear up congestion. To make this bath salt, you need 1 cup Epsom salt, 5 drops eucalyptus oil and 5 drops peppermint essential oil. Pour the salt in a container and blend in the essential oils. Store the salts in an air-tight container and put 2-3 tablespoons of this bath salt into your bathing water. Breathe deeply and relax while your bath.


You can gargle with a teaspoon of black pepper powder mixed in a glass of warm water. Make sure your strain it before using. Another method is to smell pepper throughout the day. For this, you may boil pepper in coconut oil and put few drops of it on handkerchief. Sniff it throughout the day.


Milk, when combined with turmeric powder, helps treat coughing as well as other symptoms of a head cold, like body aches and a headache. To make this golden milk, follow this recipe. Drink this before bedtime every night until the head cold is no more.


Cinnamon tea can treat head cold if you drink it regularly. To make this tea, you need 1 tablespoon of cinnamon powder, 2 cloves and little honey. Mix a tablespoon of cinnamon in water and put it on medium flame. Now add cloves and let it simmer for few minutes. Strain and add honey as per taste. Consume warm.