During winter season everyone seems to be getting sick with a cold or the flu. It is possible to use cold and flu supplements to lessen the duration and severity of the cold or flu. One very commonly used natural cold and flu remedy is vitamin C. Vitamin C is shown to help boost the immune system and reduce the duration of a cold.
Echinacea is used to help reduce the length and severity of a cold by 10% to 30%. This herb can be used in conjunction with garlic to help with colds and flu.
Many people like to use zinc; it is a very popular in mitigating the effects of a cold. Zinc appears to prevent colds, but only in people who have been taking it over a course of 5 months. One can find many different form of zinc, such as lozenges and supplements. Continue Reading →