Ideas for flu prevention, or remedies for flu

Discussion in 'General Health & Wellness' started by LKD, Dec 12, 2003.

  1. LKD

    LKD New Member

    My family does not do flu shots....they are really pushing them this year, but I have heard that they may have gotten the strain wrong anyway. Is there anything we can take to help if we do get the flu? How about prevention?
  2. Showers

    Showers New Member

    I have found oscilloccoccinum by Boiron to work for me. It is a homeopathic medicine. If you take it when you first feel like you are getting sick it does wonders.

    Also Sambu Guard helps to support your immune system. This has elderberry fruit in it.

    Zinc lozenges are good , extra vitiman C. The old standby echinacea/golden seal.

    This may sound crazy but I have also found putting hydrogen peroxide in your ear.

    Here is aome info on that.

    From what we have read, hydrogen peroxide works quite well and is supposed to be effective 80% of the time, especially if done when the symptoms first appear. While it seems contrary to what we have been taught about colds and flu we know quite a few people who have tried it with great success.

    In 1928 Richard Simmons, M.D. hypothesized that colds and flu virus enter through the ear canal. His findings were dismissed by the medical community. According to Dr. Simmons, contrary to what you may think or have been taught about how you catch the flu or the cold there is only one way that you can catch the two, and that's via the ear canal not through the eyes or nose or mouth as most have believed.

    Keeping your fingers out of your ears will greatly reduce your chances of catching them, but then again these two are microscopic and can be air-born and may land on or even in your ear. Once they have entered the inner-ear (middle-ear) there they begin their breeding process, and from there they have access to every avenue throughout our body to travel to and to infect and make us sick.

    In 1938 German researchers had great success using hydrogen peroxide in dealing with colds and the flu. Their data has been ignored for over 60 years.

    It is important to begin treatment as soon as symptoms appear. If treatment is started promptly effectiveness seems to be in the 80% range.

    We have found remarkable results in curing the flu & cold within 12 to 14 hours when administering a few drops of 3% Hydrogen Peroxide (H2O2) into each infected ear, (sometimes only one ear is infected) The H2O2 starts working within 2 to 3 minutes in killing the flu or cold; there will be some bubbling and in some cases mild stinging occurs.

    Wait until the bubbling & stinging subside (usually 5 to 10 min) then drain onto tissue and repeat other ear. A bottle of Hydrogen Peroxide in 3% solution is available at any drug store for a couple of dollars.

    Although this method is perfectly safe for infant/children to use, the loud bubbling and stinging frightens them, they'll need someone they trust to put the hp in their ears. (don't get h2o2 in the eyes- if you do, flush with water)

    Dr. Joseph Mercola (he has a web site)

    I don't get the flu shot either. So these are a few of my tricks.

    Sorry this is so long.

    Showers :)