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Herbal Remedies and Tonics

Comfrey - Elderberry Cold and Fever Remedy
This remedy reduces fever associated with cold by inducing perspiration.

1/2 cup of elderberries
several leaves of comfrey - chopped
1 cup of honey
1 cup of distilled water

Chop several leaves of comfrey. Add 1/2 cup of elderberries, 1 cup of honey, and 1 cup of water. Simmer for 30 minutes. Strain. Take as needed to produce perspiration and reduce fever. 

The comfrey leaves produce an aspirin- like substance that help to ease the discomforts of a cold. It also soothes inflamed mucous membranes of the throat. Comfrey is a demulcent, and an expectorant. The elderberries, a diuretic, serve to flush the system.

See Also:

Traditional Peppermint Cure for Fever
This remedy helps to break a fever by causing the recipient to perspire.

Herbal Cold Tea
This herbal tea, described as one of the best cold remedies, helps handle fever and reduce achiness, congestion, and inflammation associated with common cold.

Herbal Fever Remedy
Useful for treating common cold and fever.

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