home remedies


Question by  yadacat (94)

What are some good homeopathic remedies for sniffles?


Answer by  SarikOstheim (211)

The scent of peppermint essential oil helps to clear out sinuses. If you think it's related to bacteria or a viruses, echinacea commonly found in drug stores will help your body fight it off. Thieves essential oil blend will also help clear out any infection. Apply to major arteries.


Answer by  sanityrose (2664)

The best homeopathic remedy for the sniffles is the use of warm salt water in the sinus. Simple cup in hand and 'inhale' into one sinus at a time.


Answer by  Inge (484)

As kids, we would sip a cup of camomile tea before bed. Throughout the day, the tea would be made in a shallow bowl and the vapours would be inhaled.


Answer by  thattractorguy (2970)

Drink orange juice. Eat grapefruit two times a day. You can put brown sugar on it if it's too bitter. If you section it out and put 1/2 cup of raisons in it, it helps the bitter taste. Get enough rest. Exercise moderately. Drink plenty of fluids.


Answer by  Tealparadise (245)

A tea made with hot ginger can often cure the sniffles. If you have access cheap ginger you might even try boiling some and putting the water into a bath. Also, eucalyptus is know to help clear sinuses. If you are congested in the chest, try a mustard rub.


Answer by  Betty46 (60)

Try a neti pot. It's like a small tea pot filled with luke warm salt water that you pour through your nose. They cost about $15 at the drug store.

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