Tag Archives: Natural Remedy

Fight colds and flu naturally

Before getting to the natural remedies for colds and flu, I want to explain to you how medicine works, let’s say for example you feel full of cold and have a sore throat, runny eyes, mucus etc.
You go and buy a packet of Lemsip to make you feel better.

The packet says:
“For fever, headaches, body aches, blocked nose, sore throat and chesty cough”
Contains Phenylephrine Hydrochloride, Paracetamol, Guaifenesin:

Let’s look at those ingredients:
The primary side effect of phenylephrine is hypertension (high blood pressure) and it can cause increased heart rate
Some patients have been shown to have an upset stomach, severe abdominal cramping, and vomiting issues connected to taking this drug
Side-effects of guaifenesin include nausea, vomiting, formation of kidney stones, diarrhoea, dry mouth, chapped lips and constipation
Paracetamol can cause your stomach to bleed if you take it regularly, liver and kidney damage too.

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Natural remedies to heal Urinary Tract Infection (Cystitis)

Instead of reaching for an over the counter remedy or getting prescription drugs for your cystitis check out these natural remedies first:

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Cranberry juice:

This is probably the most popular remedy.  Some studies have found that cranberries contain compounds that seem to inhibit bacteria from infecting the lining of the urinary tract. In order to get benefit of this you must consume pure unsweetened cranberry juice 1 ounce diluted with 7 ounces water drunk 3-4 times a day helps clear infection.

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