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26 September, 2008

How To-82: "How to Cure a Cold Without Medicine"

How to Cure a Cold Without Medicine

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One of the most helpful cold remedies is Vitamin C!


  1. Take vitamin C tablets or eat citrus fruit regularly
  2. Get extra vitamin C when cold symptoms appear
  3. Remember to get plenty of natural vitamins in addition to any pills taken
  4. Although not proven, try eating chicken noodle soup lessening the affects of a cold
  5. You can also gargle some salt water to reduce mucous from the throat.
  6. Another remedy is by taking a warm bath, the steam from the bath will thin out the mucous and temporarily stop coughing.
  7. Drinking fluids will help relieve a cold sooner, so be sure to stay hydrated.
  8. Honey disolved in tea will help to soothe a sore throat
  9. Take the day off: sleep is the fastest way to get over a cold
  10. Breathe in steam to get rid of a plugged nose
  11. Take Umcka to shorten the duration of the cold. Google it if you don't know what it is.


  • Drinking a cup of orange juice every morning is an easy way to get Vitamin C!
  • Eating healthy and excersising can decrease your risk of getting sick.
  • try putting something hot over your head and have tea in steamy water.
  • Make sure to get a good amount of sleep because that will help your body to fight off the infection.


  • Be sure not to overdose on Vitamin C!
  • Medicine can sometimes be needed, so be sure to see a doctor if symptoms persist or if you feel really sick.
  • dont eat junk food when sick it will make it wose

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