What Are The Common Cold Symptoms:
Prevention Of Common Cold Disease
Common cold can endanger the lives of old
people with weak constitutions. Moreover, a hundred diseases start from
the common cold." So the elderly should take positive measures for
prevention described here:
Self massaging-After getting up in the morning, or before going out,
first pinch and press Ying Xiang point (near the two sides of the
nostrils) with fingers for one to three minutes or rub both sides of
the nose bridge with forefingers until they are warm. Then press Ren
Zhong point (the depression between the nose and the upper lip) dozens
of times. This energizes the immunity faculty of the body ro resist
effects of climatic fluctuations.
For those with weak constitutions and vulnerability to colds, take
decoctions boiled with 50g of membranous milk vetch, or meat stewed
with this medicinal herb, or frequently eat multi-herb nourishing soup.
This can improve the immunity faculty and reduce occurrences of the
Health Remedies For Common Cold
For severe symptoms of chills, aches all
over the body, no thirst and much clear urine, boil several slices of
ginger and brown sugar in water until a fairly strong liquid results.
Drink while steaming hot, lie down covered with a quilt until there is
If the patient has marked symptoms of
fever, sore throat, thirst and infrequent yellow urination, he may take
Yin Qiao Jie Du Pian (detoxification tablets prepared from honeysuckle
and weeping forsythia) and Ling Qiao Jie Du Pian (tablets containing
antelope's horn and weeping forsythia) or dyers woad powder.
If the ailment has not been alleviated after being treated with the
above-mentioned methods for two
days, the patient should see a doctor for diagnosis and treatment.