Drink plenty of fluids like water, herbal teas, and clear soups to keep yourself hydrated and help thin mucus secretions.
Allow your body to recover by getting enough rest and sleep. Rest helps your immune system fight off the flu virus.
Ginger has anti-inflammatory properties that can help soothe a sore throat and reduce nausea. Prepare ginger tea by steeping fresh ginger slices in hot water for a few minutes.
Mix honey and lemon in warm water to soothe a sore throat and provide relief from coughing.
Inhaling steam can help alleviate congestion and ease breathing. Lean over a bowl of hot water (not boiling) with a towel over your head and breathe deeply.
Garlic has antiviral properties that can boost your immune system. Add fresh garlic to your meals or take it as a supplement.
Elderberry syrup or supplements may help reduce the severity and duration of flu symptoms due to its antiviral properties.
Gargling with warm saltwater can soothe a sore throat and help reduce inflammation.
Turmeric contains curcumin, which has anti-inflammatory properties. Mix turmeric powder with warm milk for a comforting drink.
Grandma's favorite remedy, chicken soup, can help relieve congestion and provide nourishment to your body during flu.
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