Category Archives: Colds Flu

9 Holistic Remedies You Need in Your Medicine Cabinet

Concerned about overuse of prescription meds? Wary of ingredients in over-the-counter cold medicines? Pharmacy sections are being stocked with more and more natural remedies that can provide gentle yet effective relief for everyday ailments. The sheer number of holistic healthcare products that line your pharmacy’s shelves can be overwhelming! Stock your medicine cabinet with these holistic health remedies and rest assured that the next time you feel a cold coming on, your child falls off her bike or you have trouble sleeping, you’ll have just the thing on hand to ease your ills. You’ll find most of these products at Read More...

Uses for Colloidal Silver

Use Colloidal Silver to: – Treat ear and sinus infections, as well as pink eye. Drops of Colloidal Silver placed in the eyes, ears, or drawn up through the nostrils, can be effective in eliminating infection. – Treat skin conditions such as warts, eczema, psoriasis, acne, dandruff, and fungal infections. Applied directly to the skin, Colloidal Silver acts as a local antibiotic and anti-inflammatory agent. – Lessen cold and flu symptoms. Taking Colloidal Silver orally at the onset of illness can lessen severity and shorten the duration of the symptoms. – Treat a sore throat. Gargling with Colloidal Silver can lessen a sore throat and eliminate trapped bacteria. – Bandage wounds. Colloidal silver can be used Read More...

12 Natural Antibiotics

Over the last several decades, over-use of antibiotics has reached an all-time high. The result has been drug-resistant bacteria and “superbugs” that evolve faster than scientists can figure out how to fight them. Long before there were pharmaceutical antibiotics – developed in the 1940s, there were foods and herbs that helped guard against infection and disease on a daily basis. Many of these natural defenders are still in use today with holistic healers around the globe. Our ancestors also had a solution for healing, using antibiotics from nature and it would be good to remind ourselves what these antibiotics are and Read More...

Cough Remedies

Herbal cough remedies and dosages Before using any of the herbal remedies herein mentioned, an individual needs to check on the correct dosage and if the herb has any interactions with the individual’s existing medications. Below are some herbals for dealing with cold symptoms that trigger a cough: (more…) Read More...

Chronic Colds

Do you have chronic colds? We are constantly exposed to cold-causing organisms without them actually causing a cold. Your immune system health is the deciding factor in whether you “catch” a cold or not. Over 200 different viruses cause colds. Drugstore remedies only suppress symptoms and have side effects like dizziness or fatigue. A cold is really a cleansing condition, so it may be better to just let it happen, and let your body start fresh, with a stronger immune system. Still, it’s hard to work, sleep, and be around other people with cold symptoms. Natural therapies are effective for relieving Read More...

Why Silver Should be in Your Medicine Cabinet

Did you know……. The antimicrobial properties of silver have been known since 400 B.C., and silver was commonly used as an antimicrobial agent in wound management until the early 20th century. Modern science has since confirmed silver’s antimicrobial effects. It’s even been shown to be effective against antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Tests reveal that silver destabilizes the structure of the bacterial cell membrane, making it more porous, which allows the silver to enter the bacteria and kill it from the inside. Colloidal Silver is a health supplement commonly used to kill viruses, germ and fungus infections. It has been effective in combating and preventing bacterial illnesses, colds, Read More...

Common Cold Preparations

Preparing Your Body Against the Common Cold Unfortunately there is no cure for the common cold but there are natural supplements you can take to help support the immune system and ease the sniffles, aches and coughs. Zinc helps repair tissue and strengthens immune system cells, thus speeding up the recovery period and lessening the severity of symptoms associated with the cold virus. A research analysis of the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews assessed the efficacy of zinc in reducing the incidence, severity and duration of common cold symptoms. The conclusion revealed zinc administered within 24 hours of the onset of Read More...