Common Cold Tips

A cold is a mild infection of the upper respiratory system, it usually lasts 1-2 weeks. The stronger your immune system at the time you get a virus the quicker you will be able to restore back to good health. This is why it’s so important to remain consistent with treating your body the right way.

Symptoms

Runny nose | Sore throat | Sneezing | Coughing | Fever | Fatigue | Headache | Lack of appetite | Body aches

Tips

  • Up your vegetable and fruit intake

  • Avoid dairy, eggs and too much meat

  • Avoid alcohol and caffein

  • Keep hydrated with plenty water (not cold)

  • Take hot showers

Helpful Herbs

Peppermint | Echinacea | Nettle | Golden seal | Ginseng | Rosemary | Elder | Ginger | Vervain | Lemon grass

My personal remedy

Works best when taken 3 times a day as soon as you feel the cold coming on

1\2 a key lime juice

Tablespoon of pure honey

1/2 a sachet of ginger powder

1 grated garlic clove

Pinch of cayenne pepper (hot, use with caution)

Half a cup of hot water