Best Herbal Steams for Cold and Flu Relief This Season

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Steaming Herbs from Your Kitchen

If you don’t have access to dried herbs or you don’t have any essential oils, you can make your own steaming herbs from things you probably have right in your kitchen. Add any combination of the following to a pot of boiling water:

  • Sage
  • Basil
  • Mint
  • Marjoram
  • Rosemary
  • Thyme

The difference between a cold and the flu is that the flu usually has a fever and even more pronounced symptoms than a regular cold does. The following recipe is especially effective when it comes to reducing fever symptoms and strengthening your immune system.

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