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How can we prepare better for influenza epidemics?

BMJ 2017; 359 doi: (Published 02 November 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;359:j5007

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Rx for Flu: Lemons & Limes

We live in the post-antibiotic era of superbugs and superinfections. In my experience, both often respond to organic, fresh-squeezed lemon or lime juice. Both lemons and limes are excellent sources of Vitamin C, and both are natural antibiotics and antiviral agents. I recommend 1/4 tsp of lemon or lime juice in a large glass of water 3 times a day for 1-2 weeks. To quote Hippocrates, "Let food be your medicine."

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07 November 2017
Hugh Mann
New York, NY, USA