Colds and Flu can strike at any time of the year, but as soon as the weather cools the chances increase dramatically.
This soothing drink, will not only help to ease your symptoms, but will also help boost your immune system to help fight the bugs and have you feeling better much more quickly.
COLD AND FLU BUSTER
1 sachet of Lemsip
½ a lemon (juiced)
1 teaspoon of honey
½ teaspoon of powdered ginger
and 1 nip of whisky.
Combine all ingredients in a mug and fill with boiling water.
Allow to cool slightly and then sip until finished.
To reduce the time your cold hangs around, make sure you increase your intake of Zinc. You can take it in supplement form or you can include oysters, crab and beef in to your diet. Another key to quickly fighting of a cold or the flu is to ensure you get adequate Vitamin C, about 1000mg per day.
Getting a cold is a good thing for your immune system, as it makes it work over-time to fight off the germs. Reducing it’s severity and coping with the symptoms is all you can do and taking anti-biotics is of no benefit.