The end of the summer is a very common time for many people to get sick with flu, especially in our beloved Florida. At Redland Market Village, you’ll find we offer you
homemade and natural alternatives to improve those heavy symptoms of this seasonal infectious disease caused by viruses.
Keep in mind that there is no treatment for the flu within the natural remedies or any medication that eliminates it. The best way we can deal with this infection is to improve or alleviate the symptoms. And, we also know that prevention is the best cure.
Chicken Soup: Chicken soup may not be a cure for everything, but it’s comes really close when you’re sick. There is nothing like enjoying a bowl of chicken soup with vegetables, prepared from scratch or warmed from a can on the couch. Chicken soup can slow the movement of neutrophils in your body.
Ginger: The health benefits of ginger go back for centuries, but now we have scientific proof of its curative properties. Ginger is anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial. A few slices of raw ginger root in boiling water may help soothe a cough or sore throat.
Honey: It has a variety of antibacterial and antimicrobial properties. Drinking honey in tea with lemon can ease sore throat since it also works as a cough suppressant. even taking by
spoonful is our suggestion if you are dealing with cough.
Garlic: It contains powerful antimicrobial antioxidant properties which helps to battle against the flu. Adding extra garlic to your meals or adding garlic supplement to your diet might reduce the severity of cold symptoms.
Vitamin C: It plays an important role in your body and has many health benefits. Along with limes, oranges, grapefruits, leafy greens, and other fruits and
vegetables, lemons are a great source of vitamin C. Adding fresh lemon juice to hot tea with honey may reduce phlegm when you’re sick. Drinking hot or cold lemonade
helps you and refreshes the day.
Come to our farmers market and stack on everything you or your family needs to be ready to battle against the flu. Don’t forget to drink plenty of fluids in all forms.