My mother and grandmother always made the children sip hot chicken soup and 'hot lemonade' sweetened with a little local honey. It soothed the throat, calmed the cough, and really helped the cold to be of shorter duration.
im 20 years old and i got cancer so i stay sick all the time, esp with colds.
over time i eventually perfected a solution to my cough, sore throat, runny nose, and generally feeling like crap all in a coffee cup :)
take 4 halls cough drops, the honey lemon work best but i usually mix the honey lemon with the cherry kind... makes it taste even better.... crush up ur 4 cough drops in a plastic bag then drop it into a coffee cup... pour hot water into the cup almost full... u will see the vapors already start to rise... put it in the microwave for about a minute... drink and sniff slowly... by the time ur done with it ur whole body will feel better...p.s. use an old coffee cup cus sometimes the drops stick to the sides... i hope i helped somebody!!
Boil water w/ apple cider vinegar. Turn off heat. Cover head with towel, and inhale.
If you have a cold,cough and a sore throat try this remedy! make a cup of your favorite tea and add a cough drop in it. the menthol in the cough drop melts in the tea nd when you drink it, it gets to the throat alot quick for faaster recovery!
I usually always have cold medicine around..But hot tea and kind with honey in it helps a bit,Also Chicken or beef bouillon works great..For that tho all you need is a coffee cup full...And drink plenty of fluids juice or VERNORS pop always helps.
When you feel you are getting a cold, put listerine on a Qtip and clean inside your nose. Do it as often as you feel you need to. The Listerine kills the germs.
This is going to sound really weird but trust me it works. i was told by a friend that if you cover both feet with Vick's Vapor Rub then put on socks just as you are going to bed, then the next morning you will feel very close to 100%.
For the common cold...this is hard to do, but it has worked for me. Go swimming in COLD water. The cold will be gone by the next day. It seems nuts when you're about to jump into the pool or ocean...but it works.
For the common cold: When first symptom appears (for me it is sneezing and post nasal drip)
Take faithfully every 4 hours;
Echinacea (capsules work best) read dosage directions usually 3-4 caps
vitamin c with rose hips- 500 mgs
Follow this at least for a week , up to 2 weeks.
*** note: if you skip a dose, take it as soon as possible as your symptoms will get more aggressive and it will be Harder to fight the cold.
Press 4-5 cloves of garlic. Add 1/2 teaspoon of cayenne pepper, 1/4 teaspoon of virgin olive oil. Eat mixture. Drink lots of water before and after WITHOUT ICE.