Nature's Cough Medicine – Fire Tonic

Nature's Cough Medicine – Fire Tonic

Want to avoid colds and flus? Want something that's natural and really works to kick germ butt when you do get sick? Fire Tonics are traditional herbal preparations that have been used for centuries to treat and prevent colds and flus. This magical stuff powers up your immune system, kills germs, reduces inflammation, warms up the body and decongests. Think of it like Mother Nature's version of Buckley's cough syrup – it tastes awful and it works!

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Tis the season. . .

Tis the season. . .

Yesterday marked my first cold of the season and today I go from prevent to heal mode.  I'm sitting with a scarf wrapped around my throat, which is rough and scratchy, and achey muscles and dull head.

So, what's my cold regime?  First, I remember that the most important thing is that I rest. That's probably the hardest part.  Then I really up my intake of fluids to help my body stay hydrated and flush out.  It's important to drink water and herbal teas.  Don't reach for juice, it's too high in sugar.  Did you know 1 teaspoon of sugar depresses your immune system by 20% for up to 6 hours!  That's crazy!  And when you're sick, you need your immune system in top shape.  My favourite tea to drink is this one. . .

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