Griep en Verkoue

Griep is ‘n baie aansteeklike virus en is baie erger as ‘n gewone verkoue. baie van die simptome van griep is baie dieselfde as die van verkoue maar verkoues is nie virusse nie.

Daar is vier hoof groepe griep virusse, hulle word A, B, C en D genoem. Onder die Groepe A en B val ook die gewone jaarlikse griep.

Die Groep A virusse is baie meer aansteeklik en onder die A groep is daar verdere verdelings in H (Hemaglutinin) en N (Neuramidase) – byvoorbeeld H1N1. Party sub tipes is baie meer gevaarlik vir jong kinders en ou mense.

Die Groep B virusse het nie sub tipes nie, maar word verdeel na aanleiding van familie en hoof tipes.

Jong kinders en ouer mense moet liefs die jaarlikse virus inspuiting ontvang omdat dit hulle beskerm teen die ergste simptome van die jaarlikse virus.

Boererate met betrekking tot infeksies is ook elders op hierdie webwerf, maar die beste raad vir verkoue en griep is om te rus en goed te hidreer (Bly by die huis, drink meer vloeistof tesame met bed rus).

Gaan sien onmidellik jou mediese dokter as daar ernstige simptome soos sukkel om asem te haal, of pyn voorkom.

Coughing

If you should encounter any problems with coughing, you can try the following:

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Remedy

1 If you need a cough mixture, mix honey in water with lemon juice or apple cider vinegar.
2 Mix 1 bottle of honey with the following Lennon products: 1 bottle “Pepermentdruppels”, 1 bottle “Borsdruppels”, 1 bottle of Jamaica Ginger, 1 bottle Turlington, 1 bottle Paragora, 1 bottle “Epejuana tinktuur” and 1 small bottle of linseed oil. Mix everything together and cook for 5 minutes. Pour into a bottle. Take 2 big gulps or 2 large tablespoonfuls at a time.
3 Mix 1 bottle Lennon “Witdulsies”, a quarter bottle Lennon “Borsdruppels”, 2 teaspoons Lennon Paragorie, 1 bottle linseed oil, 1 bottle Turlington, 1 tablespoon , 500g Honey and Peppermint drops to taste.
4 Mix 2 small bottles Lennon “Borsdruppels”, 125ml fresh lemon juice and half a bottle of honey. Take a tablespoon of it 3 times a day. Do not store in the refrigerator.

General chest problems

The following home remedies may help you with any general chest problems that you might have:

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Remedy

1 If your chest is wheezing and anxious, rub some Zambuck ointment on the chest or on a cloth that you put on the chest. Keep warm. This will help to provide some relief.
2 The following mixture may help you with general chest problems such as coughs, bronchitis and more. It helps to loosen phlegm and it also relieves a dry cough. It also reduces the sinus phlegm and controls the Post Nasal Drip. Mix the following in a large glass bottle with a tight screw cap: 1 bottle of Lennon Paragora, 1 bottle of Lennon Turlington, 1 bottle Lennon “Epejuana Tinktuur”, 1 bottle of Lennon “Borsdruppels”, 1 bottle of “Roulyn olie” and a half bottle of honey. Mix it together until everything is mixed in the honey. Take a tablespoon full, morning and night. Please note that children between three to eight year should only take half a tablespoon.
3 Mix honey and lemon juice in equal parts and take it when you cough.
4 If you have a congested chest, you can use Camphor over a bowl of steam. You only have to use 5 drops in boiling water, and you must remember to keep yourself warm.

Colds and Flu

Colds and Flu

The following home remedies may help you if you suffer from colds and flu:

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Remedy

1 If you have cold hands, grab onto your wrists. Your hands will be warm soon.
2 If you use honey regularly, it will help you avoid colds and flu. Honey is a natural defence against germs.
3 Mix 1 bottle peppermint drops, 1 bottle of linseed oil, 1 bottle of cough drops and 1 bottle of honey. Drink it three times a day.
4 Mix 1 cup of boiling water with 2 ml ginger and 1 teaspoon cream of tartar. Add enough sugar to make it tasty. Drink it as hot as possible, go to bed and keep yourself warm. You will sweat out the cold.
5 Mix a teaspoon of honey, a tot of vinegar and a tot of water water. Gargle with it as needed.
6 Take 1 large spoonful of honey. Add the yolk of one egg and 20 drops of cough drops and beat well until it is mixed thoroughly. Take a teaspoonful every three hours.
7 Take a cup of boiling water and add the juice of one lemon to it. Drink the mixture when you go to bed. You can us it for a couple of nights and it helps to break the cold.
8 At night when you go to bed, you can use a knife’s edge of baking soda and add it to two teaspoons of boiling water. Allow it to cool slightly and drink. The mixture can also be used to spray in the nose, about 20 drops in each.
9 Spread the bath edge with Vicks, fill with hot water and keep the bathroom door closed so y=that the bathroom can steam. Then rub Vicks on your chest, back and under your feet. Enter the bath. When you are finished, dress yourself nice and toasty, go to bed and rest.
10 When you have a stuffy nose, put 1 teaspoon of honey in a basin of boiling water. Cover your head with a towel and breathe deeply.
11 For head colds, add a quarter cup of vinegar to the water that you use to steam. Bend over the dish, throw a towel or blanket over your head and breathe deeply to inhale the steam. It helps to relieve head colds and it makes congestion disappear.
12 If you go to bed at night, put a little eucalyptus oil on your pillow. You breathe it in while you sleep and it helps to relieve your cold symptoms.