Before to get answer of question we need to know what is pneumonia? Due to infection in airways inflammation occur in lunga which is called pneumonia. It is series condition. Pneumonia cannot treat by home remedies. But many home remedies for pneumonia which help to cure its symptoms and increase recovery rate.

Pneumonia is normal if your are fit and healthy. But it risky with serval condition.

  • Having asthma
  • Over 60 years or being under 5
  • Immune system is not good.
  • Other health problem mostly respiration system related.

Cause and Symptoms of Pneumonia

Variety of bacteria is present which causes pneumonia. Other then bacteria it is also cause by viruses and fungi.

It is commonly caused by bacteria Streptococcus pneumonia. Some time any viruses which causes respiratory disease also cause of pneumonia.

Mostly following symptoms found in any pneumonia effected person.

  • Sweating
  • Tiredness
  • Fever some time high fever
  • Chest pain
  • Difficulty in breathings
  • Appetite loss
  • Cough and cold

Home Remedies for Pneumonia

Not specific home remedies treat pneumonia. But by the use of many remedies we can ease symptoms and help in recovery. Remedies are used according to symptoms.

Drink a cup of Tea

Tea is good for respiratory disease mostly cold and cough. Use of tea is base on ingredient use in tea. Ginger tea, peppermint tea and turmeric tea mostly use as remedies.

Peppermint Tea

If you suffer from respiratory infection like cough, cold then mint tea is good option. Peppermint tea have anti-inflammatory ,painkiller and decongestant properties. All these properties are proven. Tea help to clear respiratory tract. Drink hot tea give good result.

Use fresh leaves of mint. Wash and cut these leafs. Boil in water near 5 minutes. Strain for some time. After strain serve with honey or lemon as you wish.

Ginger Tea

Ginger help to reducing pain because it have analgesic and anti inflammatory properties. If you suffering pain and inflammation in throat then ginger tea is good option. Ginger also used as cough suppressant.

Gargle with salt and water

Irritation and pain in throat due to mucus. Salt and water gargle help to decrease mucus level and cleaning throat. It help to relief irritation in throat.

Take one glass on warm water. Dissolve half teaspoon salt in water. After complete dissolution use this water for gargles. Repeat gargles three to four times a day.

Drink a Cup of Coffee

If you facing shortness or difficulty in breathing. Then coffees help to relief these condition. For treat breathing shortness theophylline drug are mostly used, which work as brochodilator. Coffee contain caffeine which aslo brochodilator properties.


Garlic help to soothing the throat. It contain healing properties. In case of fever garlic reduce body temperature but can effective in large amount. If pulse are abnormal then garlic maintain at normal level. Garlic is used as natural rub. When pain in chest occur rub garlic which reduce pain.

Test of garlic is bitter if you don’t like to eat. Then number of product are available in market in which garlic is used as active ingredients.