Four natural remedies to have on hand for sick season

Sniff, sniff. Cough, cough.

It’s that time of year: Sick season. If you have young children, you probably feel like September to May is just a never-ending season of illness.

And, you aren’t wrong. Young kids get sick. A lot. It’s how they build healthy immune systems!

But you don’t have to throw in the towel. There are natural remedies and supplies to have on hand to help survive the sick season. It’s also a good idea to stock up on tissues, ginger ale or a drink with electrolytes, crackers and other sick day must-haves.

Want to know more? Read on:

Elderberry syrup or gummies

Loads of people swear by elderberry syrup or gummies to boost immunity or fight off viruses. And, they aren’t wrong. Studies have shown that elderberry is powerful. You can make your own syrup or buy gummies but we recommend having this powerful remedy on hand!

Bone broth

There is nothing better when you are sick than a mug of bone broth. This powerful natural remedy is not only soothing, but provides valuable nutrients and other goodies to help prevent germs. You can make your own or buy it but we think you should always have some on hand!

Teas and tisanes

Herbal teas can not only help you feel better but they can help boost your immunity and soothe sore throats. There are so many teas for so many ailments, but some good basics are chamomile, peppermint and cinnamon. As always, check with your doctor to make sure herbal teas don’t interact with medicines you are on and are safe for your family!

Honey

HONEY ISN’T SAFE FOR BABIES UNDER A YEAR.

But, for everyone else, honey can help calm a cough, soothe a sore throat or ease seasonal allergies. So, keep a jar on hand for sick season!

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We hope you and your family have a safe and healthy 2019!