- Check out vitamin C
Take at least 100 mg per day to reduce your flu risk
- Give echinacea a go
Take 3 to 5 ml of liquid formulas or 300 mg of powdered root supplements three times a day to help clear symptoms faster
- Try black elderberry
Taking 4 tablespoons (60 ml) of this herb a day may speed recovery; use 2 tablespoons (30 ml) for children
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