by Courtney A. Leiva
It’s true that the neighborhood pharmacy might only be a couple blocks away, but before you grab that trust tube of drugstore cough syrup next time you got the sniffles, try any of these herbal cures for instant relief. Often less toxic and super affordable, ward off the icky cold with any of these natural flu and cold busters.
Whether your symptoms are stuffy nasal congestion or a dry sore throat, feel better fast with this non-drowsy homeopathic medicine ($10.99, chestal.com).
Probiotics often support a healthy immune system, so what’s stopping you from trying this gentle balancing product which contains 35 billion strains of intestinal-friendly bacteria ($26.99, walgreens.com).?
Give your tired immune system a much-deserved boost with this natural product rich with energizing superfoods and an immune-promoting yeast complex ($23.99, natrol.com).
Elderberries are one of nature’s remedies to a cold or flu, so stock up on this Sambucol syrup for a speedy recovery ($12.99-$14.99, sambucolusa.com).
To promote wellness and combat pesky congestion, try using soothing herbs like eucalyptus with this high-tech vaporizer ($449.99, vapexhale.com).
To help strengthen up your defenses, take advantage of this coconut oil’s antimicrobial properties ($7.69, kelapo.com).
Unlike caffeinated teas, herbal teas are as pure as possible. Amp up your body’s healing with this soothing blend of lemon and tulsi tea ($1.39, honesttea.com).
For a hot cup of tea, this 15 ingredient super tea encourages longevity and outstanding health ($3.99, chaidon.com).
Jampacked with electrolytes, pump up the fluids with this high-alkaline water ($28.75, amazon.com).
Working to reduce cold symptoms, this supplement helps maintain circulatory health and uses antioxidants to support overall immunity ($39.99, gnc.com).
Treat your sore throat to this warm hot drink ideal for any types of bronchial irritations ($10.49, available at Whole Foods Market stores nationwide).