Broth: Real Chicken Soup the BodySoul

I recommend to my patients with upper respiratory infections and with GI bugs on a regular basis that they eat REAL chicken soup, made with the bones and the skin of the chicken.  It’s mucus thinning, cough suppressing, soothing to the mucus membranes (including those in the GI tract), provides needed water (as long as you don’t douse it with salt) and comforting.

Good broth resurrects the dead. – South American Proverb   I’ve been reading recipes from Anglo-Saxon English times and from Gotland Sweden, during the ninth century. I always wond…

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