7 Common Cold Home Remedies

And why they probably don’t work

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Pictured: Good in food, not for a cold

“You’ve got a cold. If we treat it, it’ll be gone in a week. Otherwise, we can leave it alone and it’ll only take seven days”

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Pictured: More effective than modern medicine?

7. Garlic

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Pictured: Yum

6. Ginger

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Pictured: Pretty good in tea

5. Elderberry

4. Turmeric

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Pictured: Good in curry? Sure. Treatment for all disease? Probably not

3. Gargling Salt Water

2. Honey

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Please be good, please be good, please be good

1. Echinacea

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Also, it’s a pretty flower, which means it must be good for us right?

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