3 – Turmeric
Turmeric is a common spice in delicious curries, and we know spicy food can help to clear your sinuses when you’ve got a cold. But for an intense dose of this golden root, why not try a turmeric supplement?
Turmeric is famous for its anti-inflammatory properties. Anti-inflammation can actually help boost your immune system.
Turmeric also has anti-viral properties, meaning it could help to stave off a cold.
4 – Vitamin C
Vitamin C was once hailed as a cure-all home remedy, including for the common cold. While a glass of orange juice will certainly help you to keep your fluids up, the jury’s out on whether vitamin C can ‘cure’ a cold.
However, studies have found taking regular vitamin C supplements can make your symptoms less severe and possibly cut your cold short.
Vitamin C deficiency can dramatically weaken your immune system, so it’s definitely worth taking a supplement if you aren’t eating enough in your diet.