Common cold is a viral infection (upper respiratory tract). Symproms typically show up in 1-3 days after you are exposed to a cold-causing virus.
Common cold symptoms are:
- runny or stuffy nose;
- sore throat;
- slight body aches or a mild headache;
- low-grade fever;
- generally feeling unwell.
Recommended foods and drinks when being ill:
- bone broth;
- hot water with lemon, honey and cinnamon.
Essential oils for colds:
Did you knew that some of the best essential oils for cough are eucalyptus, peppermint and lemon?
Diffuse 5 drops at home or apply 2-3 drops topically to your chest, temples and back of neck.
These essential oils for common cold are effective in two ways — they help to address the cause of your cough by killing toxins, viruses or bacteria that are causing the problem, and they work to relieve your cough by loosening your mucus, relaxing the muscles of your respiratory system and allowing more oxygen to get into your lungs. You can use one of these essential oils for common cold or a combination of these oils.
Common cold lasts typically three to seven days but it can take longer to fully recover.
Herbs and supplements known to help fight a cold and/or even shorten its duration include vitamin C, echinacea, elderberry, oil of oregano, zinc and vitamin D.
Essentials oils of eucalyptus, peppermint, frankincense, oregano and clove are amazing natural cold remedies that can be diffused, applied topically and/or used internally.
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