‘Cough and colds’

The best natural remedies for colds – part 4

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Let’s continue the series of the best natural remedies for colds and flue, with another 3 supplemental ways of treating ourselves. 20. Change your diet. It is recommended to avoid some foods that are believed to produce mucus: dairy, refined sweets, white flour, animal fats and everything fried. Instead try to feed yourself with less processed food. Less complicated. Your food should be easy to digest, so the body can rapidly take the nutrients and invest all its energy into fighting… Read More

The best natural remedies for colds – part 3

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Part 3 of “the best natural remedies for colds” comes with 4 other ways of combating colds. Try drinking some magic syrups, use acupressure, take supplements like Vit C or Zink or Echinacea or some homeopathic remedies. But do they work? Do we have proofs for this? How many of them are merely fairy tales? Let’s find out. 16. Make some magic potions for your sore throat and tonsils. Black radish syrup. Do you know that black radish is also called… Read More

The best natural remedies for colds – part 2

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The second part of “The best natural remedies for colds” comes with 7 other alternative methods of fighting colds: Take garlic supplements, Gargle, Drink whiskey and hot toddies – adults only, Take probiotics, Take vitamin D or stay in the sun!, Get a good massage, Take colloidal silver. Find out which one suits you best! 9. Take garlic supplements By now we all know that garlic has been shown to be very effective for a lot of conditions: high blood pressure, fungal skin infections, diabetes, high cholesterol, tick bite treatment and prevention… Read More

The best natural remedies for colds – part 1

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The colds season is coming. Do you remember what are the best natural remedies to prevent and fight common cold and flue? What do we need to have in the house for emergencies? What is new on the market that can help heal faster? Should we rely on old folk remedies or go to the doctor from the first signs? 1. Eat chicken soup or Roots soup People say it’s chicken soup. But, come on, from what chicken? That white, translucent,… Read More

Cold remedies with honey

honey and cinnamon for colds

We all know there is no real cure for the common cold. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there are more than 200 different viruses, that can lead to colds. And because we are dealing with viruses, antibiotics are ineffective. Absolutely all the medication we take for colds, is meant to combat the symptoms and not the cause. Most people heal themselves without medication within 10 days. Even if allopathic medicine does not accepted their efficiency, natural remedies proved themselves… Read More

Honey and coffee for persistent post-infectious cough

remedy for persistent cough

What is “The persistent post-infectious cough”? Also known as PPC, it is the most annoying cough that remains after a common cold or an upper respiratory tract infection, for more than three weeks. This cough is expected to last for only one or two weeks, but persists for more than 3 weeks and up to many months. PPC is reported to 11–25% of all cases of chronic cough. What are the symptoms? Persistent tickling or irritating sensation in the throat which leads to paroxysms of… Read More

Does honey help cough?

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It does. Give your children honey, and it will calm cough naturally and pleasantly! A cough is a reflex action of our body to clear airways of mucus and irritants, such as dust or smoke. It is natural and good, because it is how our organism is protecting itself. There are two types of coughs: dry or chesty (or wet). Dry cough: We feel them as tickles in the throat. This happens when the throat and upper airways become inflamed (swollen). There is… Read More