Home Remedies For Cold Sores

Sick Woman cold sore
Cold sore on a lipMost of you reading this will already have suffered from cold sores and know that they first appear as blisters below the surface of the skin. These fluid filled pockets appear on and/or around the mouth and lips. They can be pretty painful over the course of the 7 to 10 days they last, breaking open, oozing and crusting over. Fortunately, there are a number of home remedies for cold sores which can help!

Read more

Home Remedies For Asthma

Triggers Of Asthma

If you’ve ever suffered from asthma, then you’ll recognise the symptoms of an asthma attack. That shortness of breath, wheezing, coughing and feelings of panic (from mild to severe). There are many home remedies for asthma, not curing, but relieving the symptoms of an asthma attack.

“These remedies are not to replace any medications prescribed by your health professional”.

Asthma is a disease of the lungs that causes difficulty breathing. These asthma attacks occur when there is an obstruction in the flow of air in the lungs.

Because the airways swell up during an asthma attack, the muscles around them become tight, causing the constriction of air around the lungs.

home remedies for asthma
Figure A shows the location of the lungs and airways in the body. Figure B shows a cross-section of a normal airway. Figure C shows a cross-section of an airway during asthma symptoms. Source: https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/asthma

Read more

Eczema Home Remedies

baking soda for eczema

eczema home remediesIf you’ve ever suffered from the dry, itchy skin caused by eczema, then you’ll understand how painful it can be. Fortunately, there are a number of Eczema home remedies you can try.

Home remedies for eczema can be made with products you either already keep in your store cupboard or are easy to find.

Different solutions work for different people so do try them till you find the one that works for you.

Read more

Home Remedies For Flu

probiotics for flu

home remedies for fluYou feel that tickle in your throat and the beginnings of a headache. You just generally feel “under the weather”, all signs of the impending flu! Fortunately, there are very effective home remedies for flu.

For the first day or two, you might think you have a simple cold.

Often, by the time you realize it’s the flu, schedule an appointment, and go to the doctors for treatment, you have the full blown flu virus.

The advantage of home remedies is that you can start taking home remedies immediately you have symptoms such as:

  • runny nose
  • cough
  • aches and pains in the body
  • scratchy throat
  • headache
  • nausea

Sometimes, taking a natural remedy for flu can be enough to relieve you of the worst flu symptoms and get you back on your feet quickly.

Read more