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Cold and Flu Fighter

Kick the cold or flu before it hits. At the first sign of a runny nose, sore throat, or fatigue, I mix this tea about 2 times a day. I have warded off a full-blown cold several times thanks to this remedy. My kids even take it, although unwillingly; see the kid-friendly version below.

*This is not an original recipe but is posted here for reference only.

3/4 cup water (heated about 45 seconds in the microwave)
1/4 cup raw unfiltered apple cider vinegar (ACV)
1 Tbsp raw honey

Warm 3/4 cup of water in the microwave for about 50 seconds. Add 1/4 cup of raw unfiltered ACV and 1 Tbsp raw honey. Stir until honey is melted. Sip until the cup is empty. Do this 2-3 times daily. Although this tea might taste a bit bitter, the benefits are worth it. I have found the tea more tolerable (or rather less bitter) after it cools for a bit.

Kid-friendly version
This remedy works well for kids too!  But, I will admit it takes some getting used to on their part. My 8-year-old sone actually prefers t…