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What are the best home remedies for colds and flus?

  1. misslong123 profile image85
    misslong123posted 3 years ago

    What are the best home remedies for colds and flus?

  2. liesl5858 profile image88
    liesl5858posted 3 years ago

    This remedy is one I use when I catch cold or flu as I really don't like taking pills if I am ill. I squeeze lemon juice and mix it with pure honey and I drink this throughout the day and I try to drink more water which will help in flushing the toxins out of my body. You can mix it with warm water or can use cold water. I use warm water especially in cold weather like this days. Hope this helps.

    1. misslong123 profile image85
      misslong123posted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Interesting. I've never heard it described that way. I've always had hot tea w lemon juice n honey. I'm dog sick so it may be worth trying. Thanks

    2. liesl5858 profile image88
      liesl5858posted 3 years agoin reply to this

      You can boil the water if you like then put the lemon juice with the honey and drink it like you do with tea or coffee.

  3. sangre profile image97
    sangreposted 3 years ago

    I sometimes have warm water with honey and lemon. Other times I have warm tea with honey and lemon.  But they are often just an additional measure I also use to try to recover quicker from a cold.

    1. misslong123 profile image85
      misslong123posted 3 years agoin reply to this

      I would love to get over this flu now as we are traveling to see family. We are trying some herbal remedies since the usual treatment of flu/cold isn't enough right now.

  4. artist101 profile image68
    artist101posted 3 years ago

    https://usercontent2.hubstatic.com/12004265_f260.jpg

    I wrote an article pertaining to cold, and flu http://artist101.hubpages.com/hub/Is-it … or-allergy

    Among the most effective home remedies are grape fruit seed extract. It MUST be mixed with water. About 2 to 3 drops in one ounce of water. It may be gargled, or dip a q-tip in it, and apply just inside the nose, right where the cartilage starts. Apply as often as needed. It kills viruses, as well as bacteria, and very effective. Ginger is a natural anti nausea prep. Effective for the flu. As well as a peppermint.
    Green tea, honey, and a pinch of lemon, and ginger.Sip slowly. All anti viral as well. Zinc lozenges, every 2-4 hours for the first 3 days, will boost the immune system, and give your body what it needs to "fight" back. Do not take more than 100mg per day, as any amount over that suppresses the immune system.
    A word of caution, DO NOT combine grape fruit with medications, as an interaction will, not maybe happen. Grape fruit increases the strength of medications, can result in an overdose, and bad consequences.
    Feel better soon!
    http://www.amazon.com/Nutribiotic-Liqui … B0002JHZO8

    1. misslong123 profile image85
      misslong123posted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Wow. Thank you for SO much valuable info. I will definitely read that hub. My hubby and I have been combining traditional plus natural remedies n I'm trying to pass off to my folks that it's allergies but really I'm very sick. I will try your advice!

    2. artist101 profile image68
      artist101posted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you for the best answer vote. So glad that I could Help. Your welcome!! Hope you both feel better soon. Zinc also helps as a preventive measure as well as being anti viral smile

  5. Sheng Long profile image77
    Sheng Longposted 3 years ago

    Hi, it's me again. The methods and philosophy i provide to you is an ancient art of the gods; teachings that was hidden away from the populace to avoid future generation exalt into gods. I'm a natural born warlock. Born with the gift of the second sight. I developed my own techniques through the unification with my gods: AKUMA and AHRIMAN. Once Again, you do not need to waste time on medicine for colds and flus! The more you expose to medicines, the weaker you become. It's like taking drugs. As the body gets immune to the medicines, it will no longer able to resist the virus. Example, a spoil child with frequent spoon feed from their parents will eventually feel tense if left behind. Remember, i told you before, you're a child with special gift. Not easily getting sleepy is what most spiritualist sought after. A handful including me tried to stop sleeping forever so the crown chakra could ascend to the air. Finally opening the portal of the third eye and becoming like gods! you will gain everything in life easily. Only to believe and think of it; Amazing, right!? Now, let's get started. First, you must know that the mind controls all the other organs and chemical reactions in your body. Strengthening the mind means the end to all disease. On a higher level of mind control manipulation, even HIV and Ebola is curable! Whenever your colds and flus strikes, Take a cold shower for it opens your mind. Accept and withstand the coldness. The moment you feel awake, focus on your mind by opening your blocked nose. I believe a girl like you will definitely make it. Unlike you, others may find it difficult for their mind are weak. Proven all by the tendency of going to bed easily. What  i'm trying to say is: Learn and live by triggering your mind all the time. It's the way to generate more eletricity throughout the body. As the wave flows, the current will eventually become bigger. finally, unbinding the dark force and unleash you.This is the legendary way Dr.Fu Man Chu tried to gain immortality. The darkside of the force is a pathway to many abilities. Although some consider unnatural. If possible, Try stop bathing with warm water for cold water. Another method is by "Power breathing exercise". Firstly, stop breathing to create pressure in your abdomen (belly). Once you feel there's tense and suffocation, Direct the pressure to your blocked nose using your mind (don't breath!). It will open! For best results, combine both of my teachings.

    1. misslong123 profile image85
      misslong123posted 3 years agoin reply to this

      That was definitely a one-of-a-kind response! In regards to the bath tub, I have found that if I turn the shower on whether I'm in there or not I can make an effective steam room that really helps me breathe so that I can sleep. Thanks4 the reply. smile

 
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