In a season of colds and flu-like this one, we often tend to take all kinds of medications instead of trying and heal ourselves in a healthy and natural way.

Sometimes we forget how natural ingredients can be so beneficial for our health. They can help us soothe the symptoms from the cold or the flu, like increased body temperature, sneezing, coughing etc. If you want to strengthen your immune system the natural way, you should consume ginger, garlic, lemon-based beverages and teas as much as possible. The four following beverages will help you stay healthy, or, if already sick, it will soothe your symptoms and help you recover faster.

  1. Mix the juice of one lemon with a tablespoon of honey and fill up the glass with lukewarm water. You can add a little bit of cinnamon if you wish, and mix well. This beverage is not only healthy, but it’s also very tasty.
  2. Since garlic is a natural antibiotic, it can very easily help you if you’re sick. Just take two cloves of garlic, crush them and drink them with lots of water.
  3. Mix honey, lemon and a little bit of grated ginger to fight against colds and flu. Since honey is a natural antioxidant, lemon is a great antiseptic and ginger has anti-inflammatory and antiviral properties which improve respiratory organs’ work, this mixture is very beneficial for your health.
  4. To soothe your inflamed throat, put a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar in a glass of water and drink it.