There was a cough syrup called Pinex (sp?) ... didn't taste to bad, a spoonful of that along with Vicks vapor rub usually led to a good nights sleep
Pinex disappered shortly after Nyquil hit the market ... remember being it a brown looking thick syrup type stuff coming in a dark bottle with a green label. Up until I was about 13 remember always having that in the cupboard in the kitchen
Nyquil used to be 25 % alcohol
Castor Oil. Its old school medicine and it works. =)
Steamy showers or humidifiers.
Have you tried the netti pot? It's gross but works just use sterilized water.
Sore noses using rough tissue.
Yep, it sucked.
They used medicine made from hemp, until it was outlawed as "devil weed" in 1937
valerian or echinecha herbs. Also buckleys