There is big temperature difference between day time and night time in autumn, people are vulnerable to cold and flu virus “attack”. Moreover, Hong Kong people are busy and do not have enough time to take rest and thus they are easily to suffer from influenza or other upper respiratory system infection. Cold and flu symptoms such as runny nose, cough, muscle pains, nausea make people feel uncomfortable, which affect working performance.
At the early stage of cold and flu due to exogenous wind-evil, it is good to take “Cold Remedy”, this formula contains Radix Puerariae, Herba Ephedrae, Rhizoma Zingiberis Recens, Ramulus Cinnamomi, Radix Paeoniae Alba and other traditional Chinese medicines, which is effective to ease symptoms such as stiffness of back and shoulder, muscle pains, sweating and cold aversion, headache and fever and nasal congestion. For the late stages of cold and flu, “Livereen” is beneficial for relieving symptoms associated with Shaoyang disease such as chill and fever, loss of appetite, dizziness, nausea, bitter taste of mouth and dry throat. This formula contains Radix Bupleuri, Radix Codonopsis, Fructus Jujubae, Radix Scutellariae and other traditional Chinese medicines. It is suggested to developing a good life habit, doing exercises regularly, taking rest on time and maintaining healthy eating habit can strengthen one’s immunity, and help one’s body fight off illness.