Category: cold and flu

Seven Reasons You Shouldn’t Fear the Flu & How to Prevent It Naturally

Building up a strong immune system is key when it comes to preventing the flu. Using herbs, whole foods, indigenous medicine and stress-reducing practices will encourage a healthy immune system and set you up for a flu-free year! 1. The flu is not a life-threatening (for all) disease. “Public health has overstated the risk of…


Secrets for Fighting the Common Cold Using Chinese Medicine

I began writing this post a couple of weeks ago, feeling pretty smug and self-righteous that I hadn’t caught the cold that everyone around me was sporting. Most people I knew weren’t flat out sick, but as their cold progressed, it dropped down and became a chest thing, and they were dealing with a big…


Natural Cough and Sore-Throat Remedies

Bad throat? Here’s some relief.


Virucidal Spray for the Common Cold to Be Listed on ASX

An Australian pharmaceutical firm that is developing the first virus-killing nasal spray for colds is set to be listed on the ASX on Jan. 28. Firebrick Pharma co-founder Peter Molloy said he’s been working on the spray, Nasodine, for almost ten years as a treatment for the common cold. “It appeared to me that if…