Saltwater Cure for Common Cold?

June 18, 2009 by  
Filed under Salt Water

A nasal spray made from seawater eased winter cold symptoms faster and slowed cough and cold symptoms from returning among children ages 6 to 10, researchers in Europe have reported.

The study published in the January, was paid for by the makers of Physiomer, the seawater nasal spray used in the investigation and was published days after the US Food and Drug Administration reported that children under 2 should not be given Non-prescription cough and cold medicines. This because they are too dangerous for that age group, with deaths, convulsions and rapid heart rates reported in rare cases.

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