How to Get Rid of a Cold in Less Than 24 Hours
Winter is the most common time for colds and illness. The change in temperature, holiday stress and overeating can cause us to feel under the weather. We here at YourBuddhi love you and we like to see you at your best, so we’ve compiled a list of tools to use as soon as you get your first symptom. This will usually give you relief in less than 24 hours, so get yourself to the nearest health food store and pick up the following items:
Naturade saline & aloe nasal spray
Nutribiotic graprefuit seed nasal spray
Nutribiotic grapefruit seed extract and tea tree oil ear drops
Slippery elm troat lozenges
Bio-K + probiotics
1. Use the sprays and ear drops a couple times a day to clear out your ears and nose.
2. Use the throat lozenges each time your throat feels dry and/or if you’re coughing often.
3. Make a tea — boil sliced or grated ginger with mint leaves and drink the water with fresh squeezed lemon/lime and sweeten with a little bit of honey (Manuka honey does wonders!).
4. Hydration, hydration, hydration! Drink plenty of water or if you can, do a three-day juice cleanse.
5. Take Epsom Salt baths – epsom salt is high in magnesium, which has been shown to aid in joint pain, digestive maladies, stress-related illnesses, chronic fatigue and a number of other ailments.
6. Massage gets the blood and lymphatic system moving, so even if you’re not feeling well, schedule a session for the therapeutic benefits. Relax in order to create a positive environment for your body to heal as quickly as possible. Minimize stress and have someone take you to blissville!
7. Probiotics once a day will help your body elimiate more toxins. Bio-K is great tasting, easy to drink and highly effective. There are also several brands of powdered probiotics that can be taken on a regular basis to keep your digestive system working efficiently.
8. Consume raw garlic cloves or take garlic supplements. Garlic is a poweful, natural antibiotic and it’s health benefits are endless.
9. Cayenne pepper and spicy foods will get your circulation going and help to open up your sinuses.
10. Cut out all caffeine, alcohol and sugar. Eat lightly and easily digestible foods so your body can focus on healing.