cold comfort – links

September 25, 2013

healthI’ve been sick in bed with a nasty cold all week, my first in ages. So I thought I’d share some of the current popular cold and flu remedies, and my own personal favorite.

* 12 old fashioned cold remedies from here.

* 30 natural, home-made cold remedies from here.

* Cocktail cold remedy here – does it work?

Even though the jury is still out on the use of zinc gluconate to shorten the duration of a cold, I’m a believer. I didn’t get to it quickly enough this time, but the oral (not nasal) sprays from Cold-EEZE and Zicam and Cold-EEZE’s lozenges are popular with busy working actors and voice-over artists who know that colds cost them jobs. I usually keep a supply of lozenges in my medicine drawer and take them at the first tickle of a cold.

cold-EEZEOf course, the best cure of all is prevention. Check out these 7 natural cold & flu prevention tips here.

kiwi honey**I’ll be taking the rest of this week off to recover…have a good one!

 

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