Sick, Home remedies for nasal congestion and sore/stuffed throat?

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  1. Rainstorm

    Rainstorm Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 25, 2009
    Lake Placid FLorida
    been sick for 4 days now and the nasal congestion and throat is somewhat sore and just flat out feels clogged, making it miserable to breath and sleep, Anything i can do to help? ive been taking dayquil nyquil and mucinex and nothing has helped in the least bit, no insurance so no doctor
  2. 6chickens in St. Charles

    6chickens in St. Charles Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 25, 2009
    St. Charles, IL
    Quote:Well now that you've done all the fun stuff, maybe its time to gargle with salt water. Warm, I think.

    Then go back to the fun stuff. Have some tea stirred with a lollypop?
  3. DuckLady

    DuckLady ~~~Administrator~~~BYC Store Support Staff Member

    Jan 11, 2007
    NE Washington State
    What always works for me is Hot and Sour soup.

    Clears me up quick and warms me up too!
  4. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    I must have caught that bug from you in the New Years Hatch...[​IMG]

    I am MISERABLE... can't breath, can't sleep. I'm doing Nyquil and sudafed and lots of Afrin & kleenex

    So thankful I don't have to be back to work until Thursday morning.
  5. MeatKing

    MeatKing Chillin' With My Peeps

    Eculaptis oil, in the humidifier. It's like $8.00, just a few drops... Or a few few drops to your hot bath whater. Always makes me feel better. And some homemade soup.
  6. Junkmanme

    Junkmanme Chillin' With My Peeps

    STEAM and "Mentholatum". together and/or separate.

    -Junkmanme- [​IMG]
  7. Junkmanme

    Junkmanme Chillin' With My Peeps

    ..........AND Chicken Soup.

    -Junkmanme- [​IMG]
  8. rainierlass

    rainierlass Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 1, 2010
  9. hencackle

    hencackle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 25, 2007
    Telford, TN
    Check out congestion

    For sore throats, apply iodine to a wrist...sounds bizarre, but it works. Nascent iodine is the best and it's safe to consume. A few drops in a glass of water doesn't exactly taste good, but you can mask the taste with some juice.
  10. turney31

    turney31 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 14, 2008
    palestine texas
    Vicks Vapor Rub on the bottom of your feet, put on socks. I also put a dab under my nose and on chest. Works!

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