Natural Home Remedies: The Common Cold

We always hear people say there will never be a cure for the common cold. Therefore, we head to the supermarket and browse the medicine aisle buying cough syrup, throat lozenges, painkillers, and buy shares in tissue companies.

Here's the thing about those remedies – they're not going to help you get better faster, all they do is relieve the symptoms.

Of course, when you're in the middle of a cold any relief is welcome.

However, there are home remedies that can shorten the life of your cold.

Echinacea is a big one. While many people pooh-pooh the herbal remedy, according to WebMD, studies have found that it does, in fact, give your immune system a helpful boost, which often halves the life of a cold (

As it turns out, Echinacea might not be the only home remedy you can turn to when faced with the common cold.

Elderberry Extract is another popular option.
You should take the one tablespoon of the syrup as soon as symptoms appear four times a day. You should continue taking it for five days, but you can expect to see improvement within three days or so.

It's believed its efficacy is attributed to its ability trigger messengers that boost your immune system. Bonus for the fact that it tastes absolutely delicious.

~~ Everyone grew up hearing different old wives tales' for a variety of ailments, and then you would reach a point in life where you realized that tying sage to your feet probably wouldn't cure the cold.

However, don't let those nonsense remedies put you off the real deal. Nature is good to us and there are plenty of real home remedies that can fix almost anything that might be ailing you.

Whether you're caught short and don't have conventional medications to turn to in times of need or you simply prefer more natural home remedies, there are plenty of answers here for you.

So, join us on a journey through these amazing remedies by checking out my online guide full of resources to explain how to use home remedies and natural home remedies.

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