Beat the winter flu
Being pregnant while it’s cold sounds great in theory – but not when you get the flu.

So you’ve been bitten by the winter bug and you’re feeling pretty sorry for yourself. There is no need to suffer in silence. Karvol is a safe way to alleviate your symptoms. Karvol products contain a blend of natural, aromatic oils for effective, soothing relief against cold and flu symptoms.

Rest tonight
Room Spray: Spray two squirts into the atmosphere of a closed room to allow the vapours to spread evenly. Only enter the room one minute after spraying.

Quick relief
Decongestant capsules: Snip the tip off one or two capsules and squeeze contents in 500ml hot water and inhale the vapour.

Breathe easy
Chest rub: Gently massage a small amount onto your chest before bedtime.

In addition you can try these natural remedies:

Stay rested
Resting when you first come down with a cold or flu helps your body direct its energy toward the immune battle.

Blow your nose often, the right way
Blow your nose regularly, but don’t blow hard as this can cause earache. Press a finger over one nostril while you gently blow to clear the other. Always wash your hands after blowing your nose.

Gargling can moisten a sore throat and bring temporary relief. Try a teaspoon of salt dissolved in warm water, four times daily.

Drink hot liquids
Hot liquids such as herbal tea, or hot lemon water can help to relieve nasal congestion, prevent dehydration and soothe the inflamed membranes that line your nose and throat.

Use hot or cold packs around your sinus
Buy a cold pack from your pharmacy and place over your sinuses. Or for a hot pack take a damp wash cloth and heat it for 55 seconds in the microwave (test the temperature first). This will help relieve sinus pressure.

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