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Natural Remedies for Colds
Frequent colds are an indication of a weakened immune system, so we would recommend the following natural remedies.
Vitamin C is vital for the immune system and taking regularly will reduce the likelihood of experiencing colds, increasing the dose at the onset of a cold will help releive symptoms quickly. Taking Vitamin C a as a food state supplement as opposed to a synthetic product is even more effective. We recommend Acerola Cherry Extract
- one of the richest natural sources of vitamin C, higher than rose hips. It is immune enhancing and helps the growth and repair of tissue.
By taking Propolis
we can build up our resistance to infections, but even if we leave it until we become infected, Propolis
is able to mitigate the worst effects. There is probably not an area of health from which propolis' range of action can be excluded. Much of the energy and stamina that may or may not be available to us is dependent on a healthy immune system. In short, Propolis
can be summed up as immune enhancing, protector and healer. Dr Remy Chavin reported: "No other antibiotic has this total result on bacteria". Propolis raises the body's natural resistance to infection by stimulating its own immune system.
is considered an essential trace mineral. It performs over 300 enzymatic functions in the body and plays a role in virtually all biochemical pathways and physiological processes. Every cell in the body needs zinc; hundreds of body processes rely upon it. Zinc also has antioxidant properties. Your body cannot store zinc but has a rapid turnover rate, which is why you need to keep supplies up. Soil deficiencies have reduced zinc levels available in our food supply and some zinc is removed in food processing. Zinc deficiency is extremely widespread. Itís symptoms of deficiency are numerous and often difficult to ascertain, however white spots on nails, stretch marks, poor sense of taste are strong indications of deficiency.
is rich in all B Vitamins as well as A, E, D, K, beta carotene, minerals, trace elements, and amino acids such as Methionine, Gluthathione and Cysteine. Followed by Co enzyme A and Co enzyme Q10 plus a number of other enzymes. Studies have shown Coenzyme Ql0 to be highly effective in cases of periodontal disease and as a powerful anti-oxidant, Zell is a fantastic natural remedy that will benefit your overall health in many ways.
In Europe, the primary medicinal use of Liquorice
is to treat coughs, colds, and other respiratory infections. Glycyrrhizinic acid seems to stop the growth of many bacteria and of viruses such as influenza A. It also stimulates the production of interferon. We find it particularly effective as part of a natural treatment for lung problems, and infections that affect the lungs, and as previously mentioned asthma and bronchitis. Chinese researchers agree that liquorice is effective against cough and soothes the inflamed tissues of a sore throat. In fact, ancient Chinese texts summarize the uses of liquorice rather well: "improve the tone of the 'middle Jiao' [digestive system] and replenish Qi, to remove 'heat' and toxic substance, to moisturize the lungs and arrest coughing, and to relieve spasms and pain." Modern practitioners use different terminology, but the therapeutic benefits are quite similar.
Removal of Blocks to Health, Healing and Wellness
We have defined the major blocks to health improvement which should be considered the number one priority for resolution before one goes on to a more specific healing regimen such as that detailed in the programme above. By removing these blocks one will feel stronger and more prepared for a specific programme and will achieve far greater success with it. Please read this essential article here
The Core Regime
Not all of the remedies listed here will neccessarily be needed. We strive to bring you the most effective remedies to resolve your health problems in the simplest supplemental regime possible. We aim to treat the actual root causes of health problems holistically rather than supply remedies that will give temporary or partial relief from only the symptoms. This has been our mission since the founding of Regenerative Nutrition in 1994. As we uncover more fundamental truths about the causes, and therefore the relief, of diseases and health problems we update and revise our product range and recommendations.
Above, we detail targeted remedy recommendations for Colds, but we further suggest that you view the core regime article and supplement pages by clicking here
To achieve overall good health and long term resolution of this health problem the remedies selected here should be combined with core regime remedies for the best results.
It may well be that there is some overlap and that many of the remedies in the core regime are listed here also.
If you need any assistance in selecting the most suitable remedies, or have any questions, please Contact Us