Salted kumquats

Salted kumquats

Kumquat is excellent for moving qi in the chest and stomach, clearing stagnation that causes coughing, likely with some phlegm, and improving a poor appetite. Obviously these qualities make kumquats really good to have on hand with a respiratory pandemic going around – not as some miracle cure, but as a small balm for the 85% of those who catch it, but will be fortunate enough to weather their illness at home.

Sore throat remedies

Sore throat remedies

I’m sure you’ve felt it before. The slight scratch, or tickle, of an early stage sore-throat – all too often a warning sign of worse to come. I wish there was something I could do to head this off at the pass, you think. Fortunately…