If you’re starting to get sick, you need this home remedy that will actually fight a cold. You won’t find this remedy on the shelves of Walgreens. Nope. You’ll find it in your kitchen.
My family knows that when they come to me complaining of a stuffy nose, sore throat or cough I am going to tell them one thing:
Gargle with salt water.
Studies have shown that dissolving 1/2 teaspoon salt in an 8 oz glass of warm water and gargling 3 times per day soothes inflamed tissues in the throat. It also loosens mucus which helps flush out allergens and bacterias. No pharmaceutical has come up with a product that fights a common cold better.
When your family comes down with a cold, hit the kitchen cabinets and avoid any over-the-counter medication side effects.
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