5 natural products to prevent colds and flu
Here are five product suggestions to help you fight cold and flu symptoms naturally this season.
Available in peppermint or cinnamon flavour, this product is formulated with five organic mushrooms: Agarikon, Reishi, Chaga, Polypore and Turkey Tail. Their synergy forms an “immune shield” that prevents the first signs of contamination, but also acts as a winter tonic.
This naturally-flavoured flu buster is a concentrate of three organic herbal extracts – forsythia, honeysuckle and baikal skullcap – traditionally used in Chinese medicine to relieve early cold symptoms, including sore throat, cough and fever.
This organic product is a blend of organic goldenseal, echinacea, myrrh and propolis tinctures. These are traditionally used in Western phytotherapy to treat colds, flu and respiratory tract infections.
An excellent natural antiviral, this organic syrup – made with elderberry, elderflower, peppermint and thyme – helps relieve cold and flu symptoms, such as coughing and sore throat and inflammation.
This organic Ravintsara essential oil is beneficial for relieving respiratory viral infections since it has anti-infectious, decongestant, expectorant and antitussive properties.1 It can be inhaled, applied topically or taken orally. *
* For proper essential oil use, Avril advises to consult a specialist in aromatherapy or natural health products.