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Common Cold

The never-ending war against vitamin C

Thomas E. Levy, March 14, 2016
In her article of February 19, 2016, Denise Dador jumps onto the heavily-populated bandwagon advocating against the utility of vitamin C in treating the common cold, or just about anything else, for that matter.

Cold virus replicates better in cooler temperatures according to Yale researchers - Truth to the old wives' tale?

By Antonia: (NaturalNews) All those times mom warned about possibly catching a cold by stepping out in cooler weather may actually be founded in truth.

Cure sinus infections naturally using these herbs

By Wilson: (NaturalNews) This time of year, nearly everyone is suffering from some type of sinus irritation, whether it be a respiratory infection, head cold or agitated allergies caused by wintertime allergens (most likely cedar if you're living in central Texas). If you're like me, you avoid over-the-counter allergy pills like a plague. For one, they don't always work, and secondly, they're usually accompanied by a range of side effects including drowsiness, headache, dry mouth and nervousness.

Vitamin C plus zinc supplements fight common cold

It is amazing that researchers from a major drug company reported two trials in The Journal of International Medical Research that demonstrated that taking vitamin C plus zinc supplements helps relieve the common cold symptoms and reduce the illness duration.

The Shocking Truth About Germs!

The Shocking Truth About Germs!
How this awareness can save you a lot of headaches (literally) and keep you and your family healthy throughout the most contagious seasons
By Allison Janse

While the hacking and sniffing season has begun, most people are not keenly aware of the simple things they can do to avoid catching whatever’s going around the office, and maintain great health while those around them are aching, coughing, and blowing their noses.


Eucalyptus Oil for Colds and Flu

Recently I came down with a cold, flu, and some heavy chest congestion. My 8-year daughter also became sick.

One of the Natural Remedies I used was Eucalyptus Oil, which helped to reduce the chest congestion and the symptoms of the flu.
Herbalists use this oil to treat colds, coughs, and other respiratory ailments. Eucalyptus helps to loosen phlegm and improve lung function.
The active ingredient in eucalyptus oil is cineol or euclyptol.

The oil is a fine decongestant and has strong germicidal and antibacterial effects.