Best home flu and cold remedies that work!
Years of trying over the counter medicines for the common cold and flu have been replaced with my home remedy that just about always works.
When I feel a sore throat coming on, I gargle with warm salt water. This works amazingly well. Just add a couple of teaspoons of salt to a mug of warm water and gargle. I do this a couple of times a day and before bed for as long as I have the sore throat. It usually goes away in about a day. I also take a very hot shower for as long as I can stand it. This is another amazing cure for the cold or flu. The steam helps to open up the nasal passageways, and being extra clean also helps to wash away germs that may be on your hands and body. The next thing I do is prepare good old fashioned chicken noodle soup. I usually add extra salt, which helps to cut through the mucous.
On top of that extra rest is always helpful. After the gargling, hot shower, and soup, I tuck myself in with a good book, or listen to some nice music and go to bed as early as possible. Rest is always one of my top priorities when I feel