These record high temperatures aren’t going to last. Chilly weather is surely ahead. And with it comes the dreaded cold and flu season. Stock up on the goods you need to stay healthy and, when the sniffles set in, to get on the mend quickly. Here are three products that will soothe what ails you.
Got a sick family member or friend? When you can’t knock on the door to deliver your own homemade chicken noodle soup, help her get on her feet again by sending this soup gift basket. Besides a 64-ounce jar of chicken noodle, tomato basil or mushroom soup, you can add a half dozen rolls and a half dozen cookies. The package also includes a ladle and personalized card. $69.99, spoonfulofcomfort.com.
Traditional Medicinals herbal teas
There’s nothing like a cup of hot tea to soothe an achy body. New herbal teas from wellness tea company Traditional Medicinals include Tumeric with Meadowsweet & Ginger, Tulsi with Ginger and Rose Hips with Hibiscus. Each package contains 16 tea bags. $4.99-5.49, available online at traditionalmedicinals.com and at most natural food, grocery and drug stores, including Whole Foods, Publix, Kroger and CVS.
Kimchi, kefir … we’re waking up to the health benefits of fermented foods. Kombucha is a variety of fermented probiotic tea and we love the sprightly, bold taste of the line from local company Lupa’s Kitchen. Our favorite flavor is the ginger turmeric and, while the bottled variety is delicious, even fresher and fizzier is Lupa’s on tap. Grab a growler and fill up. $4.99/12-ounce bottle, $10/growler fill (plus initial $5 cost for bottle). Nuts ‘N Berries, 4274 Peachtree Road N.E, Atlanta. 404-254-0330, nutsnberries.com .