World's Strangest Cold Remedies

World's Strangest Cold Remedies

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Sick while traveling? Cure your cold the local way—with salty plums, lizard soup, and sake-spiked eggnog.

Turmeric Milk, India

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A cup of warm milk is one thing, but haldi ka doodh packs more punch: locals with sniffles have long laced milk with a hefty dose of antioxidant-rich turmeric, as well as some ginger, honey, and black peppercorns. Turmeric’s healing powers, big in ayurveda, have also been claimed to ease indigestion and toothaches.

World's Strangest Cold Remedies

Turmeric Milk, India

A cup of warm milk is one thing, but haldi ka doodh packs more punch: locals with sniffles have long laced milk with a hefty dose of antioxidant-rich turmeric, as well as some ginger, honey, and black peppercorns. Turmeric’s healing powers, big in ayurveda, have also been claimed to ease indigestion and toothaches.

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