Category Archives: Common cold

Antibiotics DON’T cure flu and bacteria NOT humans become resistant, say WHO experts – as they warn of ‘post-antibiotic era’ where common colds will kill again

Article in the Daily Mail by Lizzie Parry WHO launches new campaign to raise awareness of antibiotic resistance Survey reveals 64% of people think the drugs can treat colds and flu But antibiotics have no impact at all against viruses … Continue reading

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GP, Dr Mike Dixon, recommends herbal medicines for colds and depression

Taken from feature in Daily Mail by Helen Foster Dr Mike Dixon, a GP in Cullompton, Devon, and chairman of the College of Medicine, says he is a ‘fan’ of herbal medicines because they are ‘safe, help to encourage self-care … Continue reading

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Dealing with childhood coughs and colds

Feature on mummyfever.co.uk Just as I thought the better weather was upon us here and we could bid farewell to winter colds, two of the children have come down with a nasty cough and cold. I am not a fan … Continue reading

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You can’t catch a cold from kissing – but don’t hold hands! Revealed: Fact and fiction about protecting yourself from bugs and viruses

Article in the Daily Mail by Tanith Carey – Diseases spread through touching another person or an object with germs – Children are likely to carry bugs because of developing immune system – Getting plenty of sleep is a precaution … Continue reading

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Don’t get left in the cold! Herbal remedy Kaloba can help fight flu

Article in the Daily Express and Scottish Daily Express by Mary Gold THE number of people suffering from serious coughs, colds and flu is at the highest for three years, according to Public Health England and groups such as children, … Continue reading

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How to fight a cold

Online article on http://www.redonline.co.uk Best for: Cutting cold duration Pelargonium If you do start to get a cold, especially with a cough, reach for this – research from the National Medical University, Kiev, Ukraine, found pelargonium can cut cold duration … Continue reading

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Expert recommends Pelargonium to stop coughs and colds in their tracks

Feature in Daily Mail How to beat coughs and sneezes: The reason you get every cold going… and ten ingenious ways to fight off sniffles The cold season is fast upon us. A lucky few might skip through to next … Continue reading

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