Do you feel like a walking Nyquil commercial.  Sniffling, sneezing, coughing, aching, stuffy head, fever…….  and no rest.

Avoid taking OTC (or prescription for that matter) medicine for cold because they only mask the symptoms. Many have a laundry list of side-effects and many of those medications interfere with other medications or are just plain dangerous when mixed.  Remember, there are more deaths from drug interactions than from diseases.  With OTC medications,  you may be left jittery yet sleepy and every time you try to fall asleep you jerk quickly awake, dry mouthed yet still “drippy”.

Try these recipes that we have used for many years that get us through  allergy, cold, or flu.

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