First, the bad news: There’s no cure for the cold or flu, but antimicrobial and respiratory herbs will help the viruses clear up pretty quickly - within 3 to 5 days in most cases. They will also prevent complications like bronchitis, pneumonia or that lingering cough that most people get for 2 or 3 weeks after they get sick. The following suggestions, may help you get thru cold or flu faster or provide symptom relief.
Dr. Toni is a Best-selling author, Holistic Health Practitioner (HHP) & Registered Herbalist in San Diego, California. She holds a PhD in psychology, and a Clinical Herbalist Certificate, an HHP certificate and is a Certified Trainer in the Success Principles. In private practice as a HHP for over 14 years, she has been influenced by a variety of clinical modalities and orientations, and by the diverse life experiences of her clients. Toni’s approach to healing is holistic & transpersonal. In her work, she integrates the principles of Eastern and Western nutrition, herbololgy, energy medicine, Buddhist mindfulness and personal counseling to assist others in working through their physical or emotional blocks to attain optimal health.