6 Magical Home Remedies For Fighting Cold & Flu

5 Magical Home Remedies For Cold and Flu

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Cold and flu season is well and truly upon us and all around me people are dropping like flies! When cold and flu strikes you have three options…

1. Ride it out.

2. Take conventional medicine riddled with unknown ingredients more likely to do more harm than good.

3. Whip up one (or more!) of these six wonderful time tested home remedies that use only natural and nourishing ingredients to quickly heal you from the inside.

In this blog post I share six wonderful home remedies that you can whip up to fight cold and flu symptoms as shared by some of the most wonderful bloggers in the blogosphere.

Cold & Flu Home Remedy #1
Homemade Herbal Cold Care Capsules

5 Home Remedies For Fighting Cold & Flu

These cold care capsules are loaded with potent healing herbs, such as echinacea, thyme, rose hips and cayenne to stop cold and flu in its tracks.

Click Here To Get The Full Recipe

Cold & Flu Home Remedy #2
Homemade Spicy Honey Cider Syrup

5 Home Remedies For Fighting Cold & Flu

 A spoonful of this wonderful healing honey cider spicy syrup will have you feeling better in no time when cold and flu strikes.

Click Here For The Full Recipe

Cold & Flu Home Remedy #3
Homemade Herbal Cold & Flu Tea

5 Home Remedies For Fighting Cold & Flu

Two or three cups of this herbal tea will make you sweat and lower a fever. Brew yourself a pot of this wonderful recipe.

Click Here For The Full Recipe (Scroll down a little)

Cold & Flu Home Remedy #4
Homemade Decongestant Rub 

One of the most frustrating symptoms of a cold is the congestion that makes it almost impossible to sleep. This wonderful homemade alternative to Vicks vapor rub will decongest you in moments.

Click Here For The Full Recipe

Cold & Flu Home Remedy #5
Homemade Aloe & Witch Hazel Sanitizer

5 Home Remedies For Fighting Cold & Flu

One of the best ways to stop the spread of cold and flu germs is to regularly wash your hands. Some hand sanitizers are loaded with chemicals that you don’t really want to be putting on your skin so make this all natural witch hazel and aloe sanitizer instead.

Click Here For The Full Recipe 

Cold & Flu Home Remedy #6
Cough-Be-Gone & Sore Throat Syrup Recipe

This is a great recipe using a huge number of helpful herbs, seeds, roots, barks and even an orange peel. It not only helps relieve symptoms of a cough, it also eases the pain of a sore throat.

Click Here For The Full Recipe

These six home remedies (and the bonus one that I just found) can help to reduce the risk of you catching cold and flu, they can make the symptoms more bearable if you do, and they can help to quicken the rate of your recovery.

What do you do to keep yourself and your family from falling ill? And what remedies do you have for getting the illness out of your body quickly? Share your ideas in the comments below.

If you need any of the ingredients mentioned in these recipes then you can them all from Mountain Rose Herbs – the best online supplier of herbs, essential oils and natural remedies.

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  1. Hi, I’m Anne from Life on the Funny Farm (http://annesfunnyfarm.blogspot.com), and I’m visiting from the barn hop.

    Thanks for posting this. With six kids in school, it’s a never-ending battle the whole cold wether season keeping the flu at bay. Hopefully these will help!

    Anyway, it’s nice to “meet” you! Hope you can pop by my blog sometime to say hi…

  2. Thanks for linking this up at Tiny Tip Tuesday, Daisy! I’ve chosen this post as my favorite this week and will featured it at this week’s party, which starts tonight at 9pm EST! Can’t wait to see what you share with us this week! :)

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