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DH has had an ongoing cold for about 1.5 weeks. Still miserable. I suggested putting some bmilk in a neti pot (he uses it fairly regularly). He's game but I've never done it before..anyone have any luck with killing off a cold this way?

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I'm interested to see what people say. What a smart idea!
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No experience but brilliant idea. But...depending on your stash, do you want to "waste" that much milk when you can use other things like GSE instead?

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Ooooh! Doulamary - I hadn't thought of GSE...may try that. I actually have no stash, I was going to pump just a bit and mix it w/ water for DH. I googled it and found one reference to mixing about a tablespoon w/ water and doing a nasal rinse with it.

Anyone else heard of this?
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Save me from pregnancy brain. What is GSE?
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Save me from pregnancy brain. What is GSE?
grapefruit seed extract. a strong anti-bacterial.

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grapefruit seed extract. a strong anti-bacterial.
OK...so it wasn't pregnancy brain. It was ignorance!
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