Head cold home remedy: Stay hydrated
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The best treatment for a head cold and sore throat is to stay hydrated. Make sure to consume more water than you usually do when healthy. Drinking fruit juices will also boost your vitamin C, but be careful to not irritate your throat with too much acidity found in citrus juices. Avoid alcohol and caffeine, which are slightly naturally dehydrating.
Head cold home remedy: Gargle with salt
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The best head cold medicine over the counter can be found in your own cabinet: salt. Dissolve it in warm water and gargle to soothe the inflammation of your throat as well as to promote blood flow. This will also help break up the mucus and disinfect your mouth and throat. Since ancient Egypt, salt has been used as a healing treatment for a multitude of ailments. Try one of these natural gargles to help a sore throat.