Natural Home Remedy for Colds & Flu

A simple home remedy tea for your cold or flu that will hydrate you, soothe your throat and help boost your body’s natural defenses. Warm teas help to liquefy mucous and relieve congested noses. For children dilute this tea 1/4 cup of tea with 3/4 cup with water. 

Flu Brew

Ingredients:

500 ml boiled water

3 cloves of garlic, chopped finely

2.5 cm of fresh ginger grated

1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

1 lemon, juiced

Honey to taste

Method:

Add the garlic, ginger and cayenne to the boiled water in a teapot and leave for 10 minutes. After 10 minutes add the juice of 1 lemon and some honey to taste (preferably locally sourced). 

Prevention

If you or your child frequently suffers from colds and flus book in for a comprehensive naturopathy consult. Herbalists like myself are lucky enough to have herbal medicines available  with a vast array of immune enhancing properties including those with an antiviral action.

Call now on 0414 344 865 to book your appointment.

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