During winter, colds and flus are hard to stay away from. If you have kids, you know how easy it easy for the whole class to become contaminated in a single day. And you also know that pills may not always be the best idea. Natural remedies, however, are cheap, they’re often tasty and, well… they’re natural! Read on for some of our favorite homemade cold and flu remedies that you can make at home:
Elderberry is high in vitamin C, while thyme is anti-septic. The combination of the two helps reduce the swelling of the mucous membranes while stimulating the immune system.
Eucalyptus is anti-viral, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory and a natural decongestant, which makes it so useful in respiratory infections!
Relieve your cough with a combination of honey and thyme, which also soothes a sore, itchy throat.
Try these 3 juice recipes to boost the immune system and also keep hydrated while you’re sick.
Anti-inflammatory and packed with vitamin C, this drink can become your daily winter immunity booster.
Made with ginger, lemon and clove, these cough drops soothe the throat and suppress coughs.14