TITLE

Colds and flu brews from around the world

AUTHOR(S)
MAHI, JOSEPHINE
PUB. DATE
December 1998
SOURCE
Total Health;Dec98/Jan99, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Gives some advice for the treatment of colds and flu. How people catch cold virus; Steps in recovering from colds and flu; Herbal treatment for cold virus.
ACCESSION #
1411485

 

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