Stay Healthy This Summer: 5 Top Remedies for Warm-Weather Colds and Ailments

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Stay Healthy This Summer: 5 Top Remedies for Warm-Weather Colds and Ailments

Natural remedy expert Dr Andrew Weil shares which holistic treatments and non-prescription medications will set you back on a healthy track.

Bruises

Apply arnica tincture to speed healing and soothe irritation—just avoid using it on broken skin or an open wound. “For serious bruising, consider taking bromelain, a pineapple enzyme that speeds healing, reduces inflammation, and eases pain related to soft tissue injury,” Weil says. Take 200–400mg three times a day, either 90 minutes before eating or three hours after.

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