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Over-the-counter medications and supplements (19) Tried it?How effective?
Echinacea Y | N Rating Saved
Vitamin C Y | N Rating Saved
Cold Care Tea Y | N Rating Saved
Goldenseal extract Y | N Rating Saved
"Wellness Formula" from Source Naturals Y | N Rating Saved
Zinc gluconate Y | N Rating Saved
Elderberry extract Y | N Rating Saved
Tylenol Y | N Rating Saved
Oscillococcinum Y | N Rating Saved
Airborne Y | N Rating Saved
Cold-eeze Y | N Rating Saved
Robitussin Y | N Rating Saved
Emergen-C Y | N Rating Saved
Decongestant (over the counter) Y | N Rating Saved
Dayquil/Nyquil Y | N Rating Saved
Budesonide Y | N Rating Saved
Cold-FX (North American ginseng root extract) Y | N Rating Saved
Mucinex Y | N Rating Saved
Paracetamol Y | N Rating Saved
Lifestyle / dietary changes and home remedies (21) Tried it?How effective?
Sleep Y | N Rating Saved
Steam Y | N Rating Saved
Frequent hand-washing Y | N Rating Saved
Drinking warm fluids Y | N Rating Saved
Humidity Y | N Rating Saved
Chicken soup Y | N Rating Saved
Ferrum phosphoricum Y | N Rating Saved
Whiskey Y | N Rating Saved
Garlic Y | N Rating Saved
Nasal irrigation (e.g., neti pot) Y | N Rating Saved
Fresh orange juice Y | N Rating Saved
Cold Showers Y | N Rating Saved
Chamomile tea Y | N Rating Saved
Humor & distraction Y | N Rating Saved
Grapefruit juice Y | N Rating Saved
Lemon juice and hot water Y | N Rating Saved
Apple cider vinegar Y | N Rating Saved
Cinnamon Y | N Rating Saved
Fasting Y | N Rating Saved
Bikram Yoga Y | N Rating Saved
Hot tea Y | N Rating Saved
Alternative / other treatments (3) Tried it?How effective?
Olive Leaf Extract Y | N Rating Saved
Zapper Y | N Rating Saved
Pau d'arco tea Y | N Rating Saved
Prescription drugs (1) Tried it?How effective?
Low-Dose Naltrexone (LDN) Y | N Rating Saved

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