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From: Lex Asher (LexAsher)11/14/01 6:56 PM 
To: All  (1 of 25) 
Sore throats and colds are going around right now---theres a simple thing that will bting about immediate relief--
Vicks, or any mentholated rub--put a scoop in some boing water--making sure you don't get to close and inhale the steam, it'll clear you up in a jiffy--
for sore throat, rub your neck completly with vicks, cover it and relax--it'll help it go away
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From: AliceInTime11/23/01 3:53 PM 
To: Lex Asher (LexAsher)  (2 of 25) 
 7113.2 in reply to 7113.1 
Or try Menthol crystals - they work almost too well, so only use one or two in your water



From: Lex Asher (LexAsher)11/24/01 12:10 PM 
To: AliceInTime  (3 of 25) 
 7113.3 in reply to 7113.2 
yes they do work well---thanks :)

From: Kirsten (koshugi)11/24/01 1:15 PM 
To: Lex Asher (LexAsher)  (4 of 25) 
 7113.4 in reply to 7113.1 
My paretns always put Vicks in the humidifier for me when I was sick. :) Gargling with apple cider vinegar sooths the throat a bit too.

From: Lex Asher (LexAsher)11/26/01 4:23 AM 
To: Kirsten (koshugi)  (5 of 25) 
 7113.5 in reply to 7113.4 
I just rubbed my throat earlier tonight---I got a doozy of a sore throat--

From: Kirsten (koshugi)11/26/01 8:12 AM 
To: Lex Asher (LexAsher)  (6 of 25) 
 7113.6 in reply to 7113.5 
Hope you get better soon. I'm fighting something myself....It's sort of just on the edge right now.

From: BEOWULF (beowulf51)11/27/01 11:31 AM 
To: Lex Asher (LexAsher)  (7 of 25) 
 7113.7 in reply to 7113.1 

The best thing for a cold is four quick shots of Irish whiskey.

You'll still have the cold.....but you won't care.

Never moon a werewolf!

From: Lex Asher (LexAsher)11/27/01 11:45 AM 
To: BEOWULF (beowulf51)  (8 of 25) 
 7113.8 in reply to 7113.7 
we do get around with that whiskey don't we :)

From: Lex Asher (LexAsher)11/27/01 11:49 AM 
To: Kirsten (koshugi)  (9 of 25) 
 7113.9 in reply to 7113.6 
I went out one night to take the dog out and it was misting and cold---about an hour later caught a bad chill and had a time fighting it-hot steaming showers help a lot---the ones where the water is hot enough you look like a lobster and a prune at the same time--
I'm glad your starting to feel better too :)

From: BEOWULF (beowulf51)11/27/01 12:13 PM 
To: Lex Asher (LexAsher)  (10 of 25) 
 7113.10 in reply to 7113.8 

You know what they say....god created whiskey to prevent the Irish from conquering the world.

Never moon a werewolf!

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