Influenza

Annual Flu Article

The hard sell for flu shots has reached a new level this year. One can’t walk into a pharmacy or even a big department store without being solicited to get one. That’s a shame. Imagine if that type of advertizing muscle was spent on reminding people to eat well, get appropriate exercise and take immune enhancing nutritional supplements instead. Imagine even further if those dollars were spent on educating people about the specifics of eating well – like avoiding sugar, artificial additives, excess carbohydrates, etc – and what nutritional supplements might be most appropriate to avoid the flu – like Vitamin D, fish oils, and good quality antioxidants.

The Flu - 12 Aides

A list of 12 homeopathic flu aides

Aconite: For the initial stages when there is a sudden onset of fever, with chilliness, throbbing pulses, and great restlessness with anxiety.

Arsenicum: For a flu with chilliness, restless anxiety, dislike of being alone and strong fear of death . The fear and anxiety are generally worse at night, especially around 1 or 2 am. There is exhaustion and prostration and burning pains which oddly enough are, relieved by heat. The patient feels hypersensitive and fastidious. There can be a sensation of ice water running through veins or boiling water going through the blood vessels. In addition, the patient experiences a thirst for sips of cold water......