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Runny noses, phlegmy coughs and sweating cause us to lose body fluids, leaving us dehydrated and thirsty.  The obvious response is to reach for a hot drink, but as caffeine is also dehydrating, regular tea or coffee will only exacerbate the problem.

Most herbal teas are caffeine-free, however, allowing you to enjoy your warm drink without the dehydrating side-effects.

Boost your immune system by: 

  • Drinking more often

Replace moisture lost in coughs and sneezes by drinking regularly throughout the day. It is particularly important to keep hydrated if you have a fever.

  • Boosting your vitamin intake

Fruit juices and soups will quench your thirst while supplying essential vitamins.

  •  Getting plenty of rest

Studies have shown that deep sleep increases immune functions. Skipping sleep will simply prolong your cold

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