now here's another tried and tested grandma's cure all "vicks vaporub". The key here is always at the first sign of your cold. What i do is i would rub some vicks on the chest, back, give them a massage. Then, the most important part is rubbing some vicks on the sole of your foot, wear socks afterwards.(its best to do this before going to bed) and even if you are already taking cold medication, you can still aplly this home remedy for your speedy recovery!
rub on the soles
dont forget to wear socks
As usual, get some rest. It will make you feel better the next day. you can always do this every night till your cold is gone. Take Care...:)