The anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-viral and anti-protozoal properties in garlic helps to prevent viral infections and also helps in lowering high blood pressure, cholesterol and reducing the chances of heart attack and stroke.
Ginger is another excellent home remedy that helps to ease the symptoms of viral fever because of its anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and analgesic properties. Boil ginger in one cup of water, mix honey and drink it.
Cinnamon contains antifungal, antibacterial, and even antiviral properties that helps in treating sore throat, colds and cough.
Basil leaves are well-known for treating viral fever, flu, swine flu, bronchitis, sore throat, malaria because of its anti-bacterial, germicidal, anti-biotic and fungicidal properties in it.