Chinese Medicine and the Common Cold

The Merck Manual describes the common cold as an acute viral infection of the respiratory tract, with inflammation in any or all airways, including the sinuses, throat, larynx, and often the trachea and bronchi. Fever and more severe symptoms such as aches, chills, sore throat, etc., are usually characteristics of the flu. Why doesn’t Western..

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Chinese Medicine for the Common Cold

The Common Cold The Merck Manual describes the common cold as an acute viral infection of the respiratory tract, with inflammation in any or all airways, including the sinuses, throat, larynx, and often the trachea and bronchi. Fever and more severe symptoms such as aches, chills, sore throat, etc., are usually characteristics of the flu…

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Cure for the Common Cold

Acupuncture has helped the Chinese population with the common cold and flu for over three thousand years, because a few carefully placed needles can nudge the body into a significant rise in immunity. Adding to that, some herbs have also been used for centuries to ward off colds and infections. “The common cold was cured..

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