Whiskey may help relieve the common cold

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  1. kinneyjames

    kinneyjames Well-Known Member

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    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/02/05/hot-toddy-for-a-cold-whiskey_n_6616542.html
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    There's no real cure for the common cold, but a little bit of whiskey (that's a little bit, we said) could offer some relief.

    The classic hot toddy, typically made of whiskey, honey, lemon juice and hot water, can subdue the injustices of your inevitable winter cold. The hot water of the toddy helps to relieve nasal congestion, just like heat of a bowl of chicken noodle soup (orJewish penicillin) does.

    And the whiskey helps with sniffle issues, too. “The alcohol dilates blood vessels a little bit, and that makes it easier for your mucus membranes to deal with the infection,” Dr. William Schaffner, chair of preventive medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, told ABC News.
     
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    That's what I tell myself each night.
     
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    I wonder what my HR department would think of this...um yeah boss this is for my cold....:dontknow:
     
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    that and help you get laid
     
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    I always felt better after any alcohol when i have a cold. They need a study for that?
     
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    monsoon Who are you with?

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    Weed is good for you too. It keeps you from barfing and you get couch lock so there's the rest you need. And you'll eat. Yep...weed and whiskey... And its important to maintain fluids so a few beers are in order.

    So do a couple shots, a couple rippers and enjoy a delicious beer.:D


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  7. Jayla

    Jayla Ou ai-je l'esprit? Gold

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    You're a fun chick.
     
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    I am using your prescription the next time I catch cold! Really, could it hurt?
     
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    monsoon Who are you with?

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    I'm serious! If your sick why suffer?.. Nyquil isn't going to cure anything. It just masks the symptoms.
    And anything that worked has been pulled off the shelves. You can't even get real benadryl anymore.
    So why not smoke a fatty, have a little hooch and enjoy the day.



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    As a kid, mom used to give me bourbon and honey all the time when I was sick.