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Science or Snake Oil: does EASEaCOLD really help to shorten your cold?


"There is very little evidence the herbal and vitamin supplements in EASEaCOLD Cold and Flu, Day and Night help to treat the common cold, or the symptoms associated with a cold. Some, such as echinacea and garlic, may help to prevent a cold, or reduce its length or severity if taken prior to the cold’s onset. But good hygiene may be more effective (and cheaper!) in preventing a cold." says Kim Murphy, Immunology researcher, Monash University in this article:

The evidence for Echinacea, Zinc, Garlic, Vitamin C, White willow, Black elderberry and Chamomile is discussed, with Kim Murphy noting that "Products with paracetamol and phenylephrine have more evidence they provide symptom relief than herbal supplements."

So, keep up with the handwashing and keep your distance from anyone with a cold and most importantly, get up to date with your pneumonia and flu vaccinations:


Photo: Recent sunset from my 'new' home

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Rats...and I just invested heavily into Eas-A-Cold, Inc.

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Beautiful sunset Neil. Vivid.

As a aside, i asked the question about did inflammation cause Lymphoma and the answer i got was "yes' but not as we know it.

This was from a Consultant who was giving a talk at our local support meeting.

At present i know no more, time constraints, but will persue.


Incredible photo!


Beautiful view and sunset 😊

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You are a great sky guy... 😃

Beautiful! Thank you.


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