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Can beer fight against cold-causing virus?

Can beer fight against cold-causing virus?

Published December 07, 2012

There may be a new, alternative treatment for people suffering from winter colds – large amounts of beer.

A study cited by Sapporo Breweries, Japanese breweries headquartered in Tokyo, found that a key ingredient in beer can help fend off symptoms of wintertime illnesses, as well as certain serious sicknesses in children, the Agence France-Presse (AFP) reported.

According to researchers at Sapporo Medical University, the compound humulone is effective in fighting against respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) – which can cause pneumonia and bronchitis in infants and children, as well as cold-like symptoms in adults.

Humulone is found in hops, an ingredient used in beer to give it a bitter taste.

However, the research comes with a catch

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/health/2012/12/07/beer-can-fight-agai...

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This Reminds Me Of The Hemp The Size Of A Telephone....

pole statement that Dr. Paul alluded to in the debates.....

For beer To be an effective remedy aginst a virus, you might need to drink enough of it to cause your teeth to fall out..


Don't laugh too hard...One of my in-laws (outlaws) had a brother who drank so much BUD on a daily basis, his teeth either fell out or had to be pulled..

Everything in moderation...


I hope so. Beer certainly tastes better than Epson Salt...

dissolved in water, which clears mine up within 12 hours after onset of symptoms.

Damn Bob! ..... Epson Salt?

I didn't know you could drink Epson Salt and live!


Say no more, you've convinced me!


"Alas! I believe in the virtue of birds. And it only takes a feather for me to die laughing."

The beers they show

are so low in hops no wonder it would take 30 cans. Some of the beers I brew have 8x the hops, so 4 beers should suffice.

Suffice to say, about a six pack a day....No?

"A six pack a day, keeps the doctor away"


conducting extensive

conducting extensive experimentation as we speak.