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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  1. Thank you for sharing this! Next time I have an upper respiratory infection, I might give this a try, instead of my magic popcorn (which typically sends even the most robust people in my life running). Magic popcorn is simple microwave popcorn, without salt or butter, with very generous amounts of fresh garlic and cayenne pepper added to it. It’s fast and easy to make, and has the added benefit of clearing the sinuses and a few stomach bugs as well as guaranteeing solitude and the healing peace and quiet solitude can bring 😀 Although I really like the taste of garlic and cayenne, the broth sounds much more nutritious and soothing than the popcorn (and I can always add my favorite ingredients to it!).

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