The Most Overlooked Solution For Common Cold Symptoms
Common cold symptoms are easy to spot as we have one time or another suffered from a cold. While there are numerous medicinal products out there to counter the symptoms, none is more overlooked as a solution as the use of herbal remedies.
It is easy to alleviate the symptoms using the right remedies or cold aids.
people around the world assume that the cold and the flu are one and
the same thing. However, many people don't realize that the symptoms as
produced by a cold and by a flu while similar in many ways, are quite
It is important to
differentiate between the cold and the flu, their respective symptoms in order
to treat them effectively. Let's look at the two, their causes and remedies.
The Common Cold Symptoms
The cold infect and affect different people in different
ways. For example symptoms in one person will differ from
Infections can arise from a sneeze by an infected person, a
cough or a kiss
Some of the symptoms to look out for are:
- A stuffed (blocked) and runny nose
- A sore throat
- Tender and swollen lymph glands around the neck
- A dry cough
The Flu Symptoms
The flu is more infectious and cause more damage than the
cold. Some of the common flu symptoms to look out for are:
- Aching of the whole body (Head and back aches in
- A very high fever
- Sore muscles
- Sore throat
- Dry cough
- Runny nose
- Nausea and vomiting
- If you contract stomach flu, you may suffer
symptoms such as vomiting and nausea.
Common Causes of
Colds and Flus
Due to the similarity of the symptoms, the causes of both
the cold and the flu are also similar. Here are a few causes:
- A lack of exposure to fresh air.
- Getting cold and wet for example, getting rained
- Poor eating habits. That is, not eating enough
wholesome and raw types of food.
- Generally poor health
- Prolonged stress
A Few Things to Do If
You Have a Cold or Flu
- Drink 8 glasses of water a day. I know it sucks
but it makes it easier to clear secretions and prevents dehydration.
- Herbal teas, juices made from vegetables,
condensed grapes, garlic, lemons, carrots, celery, parsley and coconuts work
wonders. If taking fruit juices such as oranges, they need to be diluted with
water to make them effective as they are too sweet.
- Avoid ingesting sugar
- Garlic is super effective in combating common
cold symptoms in particular as it stops the growth of the bacteria that causes
colds and warms the body up. It is at its best when taken at the beginning of a
- Eat raw fruits that are rich in vitamin A and
vitamin C for example carrots and citrus fruits.
- Taking unrefined flax seed oil also speeds up
recovery by strengthening cell membranes facilitating the body’s better
resistance to further and different infections.
Herbal remedies are also effective in helping the body
eliminate common cold symptoms and flu naturally. Find out more on remedies and supplements
that you can use today to treat colds and flu.
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