common cold

Real People, Real Reflexology:
A Mother, Artist, and Scientist Uses Chinese Reflexology to Help Her Son Get Over a Cold

It occurred to me the other day—you could call it an aha moment—that there aren’t very many stories on my blog about people who have used Chinese Reflexology for self-healing. Sure, there are A LOT of instructional articles, but where’s the human element? (Other than me, of course!) So I’m starting a new series called, …

Real People, Real Reflexology:
A Mother, Artist, and Scientist Uses Chinese Reflexology to Help Her Son Get Over a Cold
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3 of My BEST Articles to Boost Your Defensive Qi for Cold Recovery and Prevention

Did you know that when the seasons change you’re more susceptible to catching a cold? The fluctuating temperatures confuse your body, and the changing weather patterns are often accompanied by wind, which is considered one of the six pernicious influences that can cause disease. Fortunately, there’s something you can do to prevent a cold AND …

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How to Get Over a Lingering Persistent Cough and a Post-Nasal Drip Cough

Have you ever had a persistent cough that lasted for weeks after catching a cold? Here’s a simple and natural way to get rid of your nagging cough in just a few days. It also works like a charm for post-nasal drip coughs that persist after a cold and it’s safe and effective for children …

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What Color Is Your Snot? – Wind Cold vs. Wind Heat Infographic

In Traditional Chinese Medicine, the color of your snot is a critical factor in diagnosing and treating the common cold. If you get the diagnosis wrong, you could actually prolong a cold by consuming the wrong herbs, foods and drinks. I’m proud and delighted to present my first ever infographic on, “What Color Is Your …

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How to Get Rid of a Cold Fast With Chinese Reflexology: Part 3

Chinese Reflexology Point #3: Tonsils and Throat Here’s one of my favourite reflexology points for nipping a sore throat in the bud.  It’s also one of my least favourite points in this reflexology protocol to get rid of a cold fast.  Why the dichotomy? I love this point because it works fast, but it’s also …

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How to Get Rid of a Cold Fast With Chinese Reflexology: Part 2

Chinese Reflexology Point #2: The Sinuses The next point in my reflexology protocol to get rid of a cold fast is the sinus point.  If your head is feeling stuffy, especially around your sinuses, this is THE point to massage. There are actually five reflexology points for the sinus on each of your feet, but …

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