Raw garlic and onion foot ‘compress’ to relieve a cold

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I know this sounds disgusting, but it does work! In Traditional Chinese Medicine the natural foods garlic and onion are believed to draw out the pathogen through the soles of your feet. If you've tried everything or are up for something a little more alternative, this could be a great home remedy to help you get rid of a cold at home fast.

What You'll Need

  • Olive Oil
  • A few slices of raw Onion
  • Garlic
  • A towel, or old socks to keep the 'compress' in place

What You'll Do

  • Before bed massage the feet with olive oil,
  • Then cut up slices of raw onion and garlic and place over the soles of the feet
  • Secure in place by wrapping the foot in cling film (plastic wrap) or old socks
  • Leave them on your feet for the whole night

Tips & Warnings

  • And while you might smell in the morning you will undoubtedly feel much better!
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