Catarrh, aka "a runny nose", is a discharge or blockage of mucus caused by the swelling of the mucous membranes. Usually associated with colds and flu, this symptom can also manifest in patients with sinusitis, ear infections and adenoid infections.
"Catarrh... is a discharge or mucus blockage caused by the swelling of the mucous membranes. Its presence is a symptom usually associated with the common cold and chesty coughs, but can also be found in patients with middle ear infections, tonsillitis, sinusitis or an adenoid infection. Some blockages may be chronic." (Wikipedia)
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06/26/2011: Karl from Queensland, Australia: "Would apple cider vinegar be good for catarrh?"
Vitamin C, pH Balancing
[YEA] 07/18/2007: Laverne : "Hi Ted. I have been given this very useful website address and have found it most informative. I do need a little more help though as I am unable to find what I am looking for. I appear to have a problem with catarrh. This is not a cold as such but is basically a very persistent intermittent runny nose. I have to blow or wipe my nose several times a day, especially when eating or sometimes nervous. I very rarely get colds or flu so I am not sure how to treat this. It is very annoying and I would love to fine the right treatment to put an end to this for ever. I look forward to receiving some very useful advise on remedies."Replies
Ted from Bangkok, Thailand replies: "Laverne: A catarrh or persistent runny nose in my experience is a long term vitamin C deficiency, excess acidosis, and rancidity of fats in the body. My own remedy (recently revised) is A SINGLE DOSE (or taken only two days) disodium EDTA 50-100 mg with plenty of water) and BHT 250 mg.
Then vitamin C sodium ascorbate or rose hips is taken over a month, plus some vitamin A taken once a week over a month. A one tablespoon granulated lecithin is taken for only a week. Vitamin B complex taken only once a week for only a month.
The catarrh should go away within a month or two. Actually the fastest I have seen is only or two days, despite years of the condition."