Deb Headworth

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How to build an Herbal Medicine Cabinet

In acid reflux, bad breath, bee sting, body odor, bronchitis, burns, cold, cold sores, diarrhea, ear aches, flu, growing pains, herbal medicine cabinet, Mono, mononucleosis, morning sickness, motion sickness, poison ivy, sinus infection, sore throat, stomach ache, strep, thrush, tonsillitis, tummy ache, ulcer, viral infection, yeast infections on February 24, 2009 at 1:12 pm

Prepare your herbal medicine cabinet BEFORE you’re in a crisis!  

Here are the health issues specifically addressed.
  • acid reflux
  • ulcer
  • bee sting
  • bronchitis
  • burns
  • cold sores
  • diarrhea
  • ear-aches
  • cold / flu / viral infections
  • growing pains
  • bad breath / body odor
  • mononucleosis
  • morning or motion sickness
  • poison ivy
  • sinus infection
  • sore throat, strep, tonsillitis
  • thrush & other yeast infections
  • tummy ache

Cold / Flu: Survive and conquer!

In cold, flu, infection, influenza, nutriferon, sinus, stress on November 26, 2008 at 6:47 pm

Safe, non chemical treatments – powerful immune support

*Pregnant women and people with liver conditions should always consult their health care provider before supplementing with vitamin A.

Chemical treatments

  • antipyretics, antihistamines, cough preparations, decongestants, antibiotics (for bacterial infections not virus)

Side effects of medications

  • insomnia, hyper-excitability, dry mouth, constipation, drowsiness, blood sugar fluctuations, heart palpitations, death

Causes

  • COLD: virus.
  • BACTERIAL INFECTION: lowered immunity and stress.

Transmitted by

  • breathing and sneezing
  • direct mucous membrane contact with virus from contaminated hands, skin, eyes, nose or other surfaces (even furniture)
  • psychological stress can increase the risk and severity of viral infections

Statistics – annual  (from National Institute for Health / Center for  Disease control)

  • FLU: 10,000 to 30,000 diabetics die from complications
  • FLU: 108,000,000 cases of flu are reported in US
  • FLU: 75 million work days are lost due to flu
  • COLD: 22 million school days are lost to common cold

Symptoms

  • COLD  rhinorrhea, sneezing, nasal stuffiness, throat clearing, postnasal drip, cough, nasal obstruction, sore throat, cough, pharyngitis, laryngitis, headach, malaise, fever, ear & sinus problems.
  • INFLUENZA same as cold puls tracheobronchitis, pneumonia, chills, fever, headach, muscular aches/pains, malaise, fatigue, lack of appetite

 more about cold / flu

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