Winter brings us cosy nights in, warming culinary delights and wonderful winter fashion. The not-so-glamorous side rears its head in the form of sniffily noses and razorblade throats. Say goodbye to germs and snotty sorrows with these natural remedies that will have you tossing the Kleenex and embracing the chilly season.

ArmaForce by Bioceuticals RRP $32.95

This has been dubbed the “miracle pill” by many a colleague and friend. We swear by this magic concoction as the ultimate immune booster. It contains a blend of powerful herbs and nutrients including andrographis and olive leaf (to name a couple) to target cold and mild upper respiratory tract infections and decrease their duration. 2-4 a day and you’re on your way!

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Blackmores Echinacea ACE + Zinc RRP $15.99

This winter wonder is a daily supplement containing Echinacea and antioxidant nutrients to help reduce the duration of colds and prevent their severity. Echinacea has traditionally been used for relief of colds and the flu. Vitamins A, B6 and E plus zinc are imperative for optimal function of the immune system and perfecting your ice-skating manoeuvres.

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The Super Elixir by WelleCo RRP $49 – $145

This alkalising green powder supplement is infused with 45 vitamins, minerals and trace elements to assist wellness and vitality so you’re always feeling on top of your game – these include Chinese herbs, digestive enzymes and members of the maitake mushroom family. Formulated by Elle Macpherson’s nutritional doctor, together with “The Body” herself – we’re sold!

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Lucky You Cleanse Green Smoothie RRP $9.95

Drinking cold pressed, nutrient-dense juices and smoothies are an amazing way to get all your vitamins and nutrients for the day, without having to eat a plethora of vegetables. These delicious mocktails pack a punch in the nutrition stakes to  ensure you’re the picture of health, as they’ve also been linked to clearer skin and mind. Lucky You has an amazing range of juices and smoothies that are raw and cold-pressed to preserve all of their nutrients so that you can function at your peak.

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Nature’s Own Triple Strength Garlic + C, Horseradish RRP $25.95

Another natural nurturer which relieves the symptoms of colds and flu, allergies and hayfever. This powerful vitamin contains potent doses of garlic, which has been an old-school remedy for generations – nan was onto something! The best part is that 1-2 tablets are enough for you to feel the healing properties of this epic immune booster.

 

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Sasha Tsibulya
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