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I got a cold yesterday, and its got worse today. Are there any home made remedies that i could try?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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In brief: Cold remedies

Cold Tips: For sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water).
* For congestion – saline nose drops or a neti pot. *For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**For hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * Add honey & a small amt. of lemon juice to Chamomile tea.

In brief: Cold remedies

Cold Tips: For sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water).
* For congestion – saline nose drops or a neti pot. *For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**For hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * Add honey & a small amt. of lemon juice to Chamomile tea.
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