[quote] w garlic, onions, capsaicin - the active ingredient in chili peppers or use Louisiana hot sauce, as well as Tumeric and curry powder to your chicken or vegetable soup. One of the reasons why chicken soup has always been proven to cure colds and related illnesses
So much nonsense in this thread, it’s hard to know where to start. Americans are so ignorant.
Chicken soup has not been proven to cure colds & related illnesses. The fat in chicken soup is an emulsifier that helps loosen secretions, much like guaifenesin. That’s all.
Mucinex is nothing but guaifenesin, which has been around in cold medication for decades. The manufacturer simply took this common ingredient, put it in a capsule, gave it a new brand name and marketed it as a miracle cure. They also jacked the price up about 1,000 times. Now it’s nigh impossible to get guaifenesin in an affordable medication. For years Walmart sold it as Equate cough & chest medication, $4 for 30 tablets. Before that, they sold it in daytime/nighttime medication for 88¢. Yes, only about 7 years ago this stuff was sold by Walmart for 88¢.
Well, Walmart put the word “maximum” in front of the words “cough & chest congestion” and sell it for about $15 now.
Wearing sweat shirts and hats to bed is not a “treatment” and it doesn’t cure anything . The stupid things you do don’t cure you of a virus. A virus either kills you or runs it’s course in its own due time, unless a dr gives you an antiviral drug like Tamiflu to shorten the duration.
Over the counter drugs, Chinese herbs, teas, lotions, potions & incantations aren’t curing your virus. You were going to get better anyway. You just happened to do something at the time the virus was leaving you and believed coincidence was causation. Stop telling people to do stupid things. My father swore eating a teaspoon of Vick’s Vaporub sprinkled in salt cured a cold. He took it until his cold went away & pronounced himself cured by it. Some things can loosen mucus, calm a sore throat, help a cough. They’re not curing you, but they are treating symptoms appropriately. Dumb things like making yourself sweat or eating Vick’s or curry isnt helping.
Nor is blaming Fed Ex pilots (are you retarded?)
Reminder, the next time you point your finger at someone & claim they’re disgusting for giv8ng this to you —— you’re going to give this to someone else.