The Stop Your Cold Diet

“Let food be your medicine, and medicine your food.” – Hippocrates The above age old advice from Hippocrates, the father of medicine, still holds true today. Contemporary nutritional therapists believe that most states of ill-health, barring accidents and trauma, can be treated effectively with diet. In the case of the common cold they suggest a […]

14 General Recommendations to Stop Your Cold

Since there is no quick cure for the common cold, the best approach is prevention. You can, in a sense, catch a cold from yourself. When your immune system weakens from factors such as stress and/or poor diet, viruses can take hold. Once a cold has a firm grip on you it is hard to stop. […]

How to Prevent the Common Cold

Maintaining a healthy immune system is the best protection against the common cold. If you have a history of recurrent colds every year it may be indicative of a weakened immune system Basically you can experience 3 types of immune failure. Infections The first is infection, and for many of us, this is the most […]

Common Cold Causes – Two Conflicting Views

When you know what causes your common cold it becomes relatively easy to treat it effectively. But there are conflicting points of view. In this post we examine the causes of your cold from the perspective of your MD and from the perspective of the herbalist or traditional healer. How you prevent and treat your […]

Are You Sure That’s a Cold You Have?

Your cold symptoms usually begin two to three days after you’ve acquired the infection. The common cold is one of the simplest maladies with which man suffers. It is also one of the most common of his affections. It has been one of his most frequent difficulties throughout recorded history. Yet only within the last few […]

How To Take An Epsom Salt Bath

Epsom salts (magnesium sulphate) is a naturally occurring mineral. It has numerous health and beauty benefits as well as many uses in the garden. “An Epsom salt bath is a simple but very effective natural remedy.” When correctly prepared, an Epsom salt bath eases stress and relaxes the body, relieves pain and muscle cramps, and it […]