Colds & Flu Articles

Goldenseal – Antimicrobial

Goldenseal was used by the Native Americans as a treatment for irritations and inflammation of the mucous membranes of the respiratory, digestive, and urinary tracts. It was commonly used topically for skin and eye infections. Because of its antimicrobial activity,...

Garlic – Antibiotic, Anti-Cancer

Garlic - the Powerful Antibiotic When chewed or crushed a powerful antibiotic chemical is released. It may not act as powerfully or quickly as antibiotics but neither does it produce the side effects that antibiotics do. While it can be as effective in fighting...

Coffee – Good, in Moderation!

Coffee is America's most popular herbal beverage. Coffee is known to combat drowsiness, temporarily boost athletic performance, ease congestion due to colds and flu, prevent asthma attacks and enhance the pain-relieving effects of aspirin. Of course, it can also cause...

Yarrow – Enhances Wound Healing

Yarrow: Distinctive in both appearance and aroma. Yarrow has been used to treat wounds throughout history. In the 1950's an alkoloid from the plant was found to have some ability to make blood clot faster. Fever, common cold, hay fever, lack of menstruation,...
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