natural cold and flu remedies

 

It’s that time of year for coughing, congestion, sore throats and runny noses.  Skip the over the counter drugs and use safe, effective natural cold and flu remedies.

What better way to ease congestion and soothe a sore throat than a warm, delicious tea filled with healing herbs and essential oils?  Keep reading for three super simple, easy to prepare tea recipes.  You’ll also discover two natural cold and flu remedies to combat congestion and sore throats.

Choosing natural remedies instead of synthetic over the counter remedies will naturally strengthen your immune system.  Avoid toxins, chemicals and synthetic ingredients with potential side effects and choose natural options instead.

Related Article >>> 10 Ways to Avoid Cold and Flu <<<

Affiliate disclosure– Links in this post may contain affiliate links.  Read my full affiliate link disclosure here.  

Cozy up in a warm blanket and sip your cold symptoms away.

Lemon Ginger Turmeric Tea

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp turmeric root, grated (or 1/2 tsp powder)
  • 1 tsp ginger root, grated (or 1/2 tsp powder)
  • pinch of black pepper
  • juice of 1/2 a lemon
  • 1-2 tsp raw honey
  • 12 oz hot water
  • Optional essential oils (only use pure therapeutic grade essential oils)
  • 1 drop lemon
  • 1 drop ginger
  • 1 drop turmeric
  • 1 drop black pepper

Directions

  1. Boil water
  2. Add ingredients to your favorite teacup or mug.
  3. If using essential oils, mix them into the raw honey.
  4. Add water, stir and sip

 

lemon ginger turmeric tea

 

Clear Congestion Herbal Tea

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Boil water
  2. Add ingredients to your favorite teacup or mug.
  3. If using essential oils, mix them into the raw honey.
  4. Add water, stir and sip

 

 

 

 

clear congestion herbal tea

Lemon Ginger Cayenne Tea

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Boil water
  2. Add ingredients to your favorite teacup or mug.
  3. If using essential oils, mix them into the raw honey.
  4. Add water, stir and sip

 

 

lemon ginger cayenne tea

 

Healing herbal teas are a great way to help you feel better when your down with a cold or flu.  Keep reading to learn simple, natural cold and flu remedies for congestion and sore throats.

Related Article >>> How Black Pepper Can Help During Cold and Flu Season <<<

Cold Relief Essential Oil Steam

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Combine water and oils in the bowl.
  2. Drape towel over your head.
  3. Carefully hover over the bowl.
  4. Take slow, deep breaths.

 

Cold Relief Essential Oil Steam

 

Cough and Sore Throat Soothing Herbal Syrup

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Simmer herbs and water over low heat until the water has reduced by half.
  2. Reduce heat to low.
  3. Add honey and bubble gently for 10 minutes.
  4. Take 1 tablespoon 3 times daily to relieve cough, sore throat and congestion.
  5. Store in the refrigerator for up to four weeks.

 

Cold Relief Herbal Syrup

 

 

Healing, herbal teas and are one way to keep yourself healthy during cold and flu season, but there are many more.  Learn more natural cold and flu remedies and prevention tips.  Download The Ultimate Guide to Natural Immunity to get started with some simple, natural and effective ways to boost your immune this season and all year long.

 

Ultimate Guide to Natural Immunity

 

5 Comments

  1. healthywithjamie.com on November 4, 2019 at 2:22 pm

    Yes! I wish more people would go the natural route. I make a tea very similar that knocks out a sore throat fast. Thanks for sharing this!

  2. Jody on January 18, 2020 at 5:34 pm

    I love the nature remedies! So much more effective for our healing!

    • Shellie Lynn on January 27, 2020 at 3:36 pm

      Yes, you’re right 😊 Mother Nature doesn’t mess around!

  3. Erika Ravnsborg on January 18, 2020 at 7:19 pm

    This is exactly what I need right now. Thank you! And they all sound delicious.

    • Shellie Lynn on January 27, 2020 at 3:35 pm

      They are 😊 Thank you!

Leave a Comment