Instead of reaching for conventional cold and cough medicines, try drinking a cup of herbal tea to soothe or prevent minor ailments.
Numi Organic Tea’s Puerh, an ancient healing tea, is a smooth, rich native Chinese tea often pressed into “bricks” or “tea cakes” after a 60-day fermentation period.
2.2-ounce tea brick: $13
Yogi Organic Tea has specialty-blend teas for a wide variety of health needs, from stomach aches to sore throats.
Box of 16 tea bags: $5
Choice Organic Tea’s fair-trade, organic, caffeine-free Chamomile Citrus helps calm anxiety and soothe upset stomachs.
Box of 15 tea pyramids: $6.50