Colds & Coughs

The common cold is an infection of the upper respiratory tract, caused by a virus. There are over 200 viruses that can cause the common cold, the most common viruses are the Rhinoviruses.

 

Symptoms can include congestion, in the head, nasal and sinuses. Other symptoms are sore throat, coughing, sneezing and watery eyes.

 

Nature’s answer for treating coughs and colds.

 

Elderberry is recommended for upper respiratory infections and headaches associated with colds. Elderberry promotes sweating, and can help break a fever.

 

Echinacea may help reduce the symptoms of a cold, by promoting the immune system.

 

Lobelia compound may be helpful in alleviating sinus congestion.

 

Beta Glucans stimulates the immune system, by acting on viruses, fungi and parasites.