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Tiny Tips for Common Colds (Part 2)

Tiny Tips for Common Colds (Part 2)

This was such a long post that I uploaded it in two sections to make for a more manageable read. You can check out Part One here.Take a mustard powder footbath.This is another thing I swear by in the early stages of a cold – a bowl of really hot water with a tablespoon of mustard powder dissolved in. Soak the feet in it (or hands if you prefer) for about 15 minutes, ideally just before bed. It’s great for warming you up and helping you to sweat things out – I do this whenever I feel like I’m coming down with something. I sometimes do it just to warm my feet up as well, especially if I’ve been wearing high heels and am feeling ‘cold to the bone’. Mustard is a good detoxifier and in a footbath it draws blood to the surface (you can tell by how pink…

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Tiny Tips for Common Colds (Part 1)

Tiny Tips for Common Colds (Part 1)

This turned out to be another really long post, so I'm uploading it in two parts to make it a more manageable read! You can check out Part Two here. It’s that time of year when colds are upon us again, so I thought I’d write a blog post all about how to deal with them. I used to think a lot of this was common knowledge to everyone, but it turns out many people outside the alternative health community have no idea what to do when they get a cold, other than take painkillers and feel miserable until it passes. I’m not averse to taking painkillers and feeling miserable myself when I get one, but I’d be seriously panic stricken if I didn’t have all my remedies with me at the first sign of a prickly throat! Once in a while we all get hit by a horrible cold, but there is…

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