Cold and Flu Season Remedies.

Cold and Cough Compress

This folk cure has been relied on for centuries. Use it overnight to relieve congestion and coughs.

1/2c medium robust LG olive oil.

1/2c camphore (available in most pharmacies)

1/2c vinegar


1. Place all of the ingredients in a medium-sized bowl, and stir to combine.

2. When ready to use, soak a piece of clean woolen cloth in the mixture and wring out gently, leaving the cloth thoroughly saturated.  Apply the compress to the chest, overlapping with a dry piece of wool to keep the compress in place. *Wear a warm undershirt, and jammies.


Sinus Mask

Helps to open clogged sinuses and restore easy breathing.

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 teaspoon dry mustard


1. Place olive oil and dry mustard in a small bowl, and stir to combine.

2. Smooth the mixture over your forehead, especially over the eyebrows. Avoid getting any of the mixture in your eyes. Massage the mask in firmly. Lie down for 10 minutes, with your feet elevated above your head level. Rinse mask off with warm water.

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