Hello dear Warm welcome to Healthcaremagic.com I have evaluated your query thoroughly . * Guidelines for better outcome : - Primary evaluation of load of infection with basic lab tests , x-ray chest to decide precise line of management . - Allow him more liquids . - Diet should be devoid of excess sugar , spices , oily , junk foods , dairy fat . - Enough environmental protection against cold wind . - Gargles with salted lukewarm water added peppermint oil 3 times . - Inhalation of vapors of boiled water with blanket covered over the head . - Turmeric powder in skimmed milk , basil leaves , honey are best herbal supporters . Hope this clears your doubt . Wishing you fine recovery . Welcome for any further assistance . Regards take care .