It’s that time of year! Leaves are changing, the weather is crisp and cool, and that man sitting next to you on the subway has a raging case of the sniffles.
This is long about the time I invest in a family-size bottle of hand sanitizer and a year’s supply of Echinacea, but this year I decided to try to something a little different: homemade natural remedies before I get sick. Not only is it cheaper to make your own medicine but there is something therapeutic about brewing, distilling, and concocting your own remedies by hand. And if you start taking care of your immune system before cold season really gears up, you have a better chance of staying well throughout the entire winter.
Here are 6 natural remedies that will help to keep your immune system humming all season long.