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Tammy, don’t think that what I have prescribed so far is a
frightful thing. Don’t seek the counsel of friends and doctors.
Don’t wait for the Surgeon General to approve this. Just be
bold enough to do it once and see the magic results, and don’t
think that if you draw the solution of vitamin C repeatedly into
your nose you are going to end up with your nose gone. Ascorbic
acid is just not that kind of acid.
I have snorted in a VC solution at least two times a year for the
past years, and the great masterpiece of a nose that I have is still
there, ever keen of the sense of smell and ever filtering the heavily
polluted air of Tehran for my durable lungs.
I have tried a weaker solution on my young daughter who now is grown
but was four and a half years old. Whenever she had a running nose,
I let her have it with an eye-dropper. Then her soft breathing while
asleep, convinced me always the magic wash was of great service
to her, in spite of her screaming which she would do anyway even
if the drops were water.
Only when she was running a fever I took her to a doctor. For simple
colds I always gave her the VC wash, and VC sherbet made out of
a VC tablet in powdered form with water and sugar, which she drink
with more relish than orange juice.
There are many nose drops available that open plugged noses, but
their effect is temporary. You have to repeat the drops after a
couple of hours.
You do this only once with the VC wash, for which there is absolutely
no substitute when you are in the clutches of a cold. You can repeat-
wash once you feel the virus is starting to flow down with strength.
Club it. Altogether you may snort up four times. Also swallow or
chew 3000 mg of vitamin C tablet during that day. Same amount for
The above is a sure cure for anyone, anywhere, in any part of the
In the third world countries a more sophisticate quick cure is available.
After a restful night’s sleep, you wake up refreshed. As soon
as you begin preparing for the day, the symptoms of a cold on the
make, appear again. The virus brood wasn’t idle while you
were sleeping. Among your home-stored medicine you must keep two
ampoules of 500-mg vitamin C for intravenous injection and one
of gamma globulin. Keep these in the refrigerator. Take one of
each and go to a clinic, a professional nurse, the family doctor
injection center (not available in you country), whichever is more
readily available to you.
Have an intravenous injection of the vitamin C and then, in the
same session, hip shot of the gamma globulin. Do this.
Believe me by the time you pull up your pants – if you happen
to be wearing one, Tammy – you will no longer be afflicted
with a curse–deserving cold. If it is not Saturday, Sunday
or a holiday, go to work, attend to your business in full, and don’t
worry about your cold becoming worse. Consider yourself vaccinated
and accept the lethargy, which comes after any vaccination.
When the night comes, go to bed early and take a sedative, not necessarily
to induce an early sleep, but for unwinding totally and giving your
sleep depth when it comes.
Sleep speeds recovery, drug-induced or not, from any illness. Sedative
taking is the secret of one getting well much quicker in a hospital.
In all hospitals the night nurse always comes a couple of hours
after dinner with a small plastic cup with several sleep-related
pills for every patient. They even wake up a sleeping patient and
give him sleeping pills. Have no qualms about taking pills to induce
sleep when ill, but avoid dependence on them when you are well.
The next day, if the cold is still with you, even mildly, deliver
it the coup de grace: a full, good vitamin C wash. And take your
Again it depends where you live. The kind of cold you get after
the wash would have the same level of viciousness you get after
having had flu-shot prior. In other word; a mild cold you would
be having after. At much less a cost. But you must rest a little
also. But if you live in a country that you could have hip-shot
of gamma Globulin and intravenous shot of vitamin C 500 go play
eighteen holes of golf after, if you want to, attend your dancing,
aerobic, gymnastic or yoga class, but get your sleep and avoid eating
or drinking anything outright from the refrigerator.
From this point on until the end of the winter, if you happen to
be wearing light clothes, not suitable for a cold day, you will
only feel cold. The wretched chill doesn’t come with exposure
to cold temperatures or exposure to a virus from others. You can
go to the sauna, come out and drop yourself in the snow if you heart
is stout enough to take the shock. I do that sometimes, after having
sat with people in the sauna who foolishly have come there to get
rid of their “damn” cold.
Some people also think they can knock their damned cold out with
alcohol. They get crocked or they imbibe a warm concoction with
either rum, cognac or whiskey as its base. During a bout with a
cold, and days after, the only alcohol good for you is the amount
in a cough syrup, and that is not enough to keep your windpipe warm