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