Sometimes, the best remedies are old and simple. Nothing beats a hot cup of tea with honey for a sore throat (unless you have mucus, then tea with lemon is best). And when you have a chest cold? Hot chicken soup.
Here are some other great winter remedies to bookmark for later this year:
-Flu got you feeling nauseated? Grate a little ginger into a mug (you can keep ginger in your freezer for a long time) and pour hot water over it. It will help settle your stomach. (If it’s more a food poisoning queasiness try mint tea).
-Feel better when you have a chest cold by getting your airways open. If vapor rub is too chemical-y for you, try a mint paste or (if you’re up for it) eat something spicy. Try sitting in a steamy shower, or just next to a running tea kettle.
-While tea can soothe a sore throat, you might be able to fix it by gargling salt water.
-Support your immune system with colloidal silver. Colloidal silver is one of the oldest home remedies.
And here are a few modern ideas:
-Get some sunshine. Boosting your Vitamin D levels might be just what you need.
-Do a sinus rinse—it may not be a new idea, but convenient tools and kits are.
What are your best home remedies?