Sniffles, congestion, and sinus headaches have been a constant in our house this season (yay school and daycare!), and ugh.

It’s just a bummer.
In case you’re in the same boat, I am going to share some of my go-to comfort items for cold and flu season.

EUCALYPTUS STEAM® Shower Steamers 

Congested? Groggy?
These steamers are a team favorite that are sure to perk you right up. They are my favorite morning “wake up” treat. The best part though? You can refill your jar in store and save big!
For kid-friendly relief, try another favorite - Easy Breathin’ Shower Steamers.

These congestion-clearing shower steamers are made locally by Mariam’s Bubble Truffles and contain fir needle, rosalina, spearmint, and balm mint bush essential oils to help open up your sinuses and clear away that stuffed up feeling in a flash!

Cough Drop Tincture

Enjoy a natural liquid cough drop... that WORKS! With herbs of red clover, licorice, ginger, and mullein: this blend will break up mucus and quiet a cough. This formula is sweet in taste and kid-friendly.

Nasya Nasal Oil Drops

They sound weird, I know they do. But my goodness, they are magic! Nasya is the Ayurvedic practice of using herbal oil to lubricate, protect, moisturize and clear our nasal passageways—an absolute must in these dry winter months.

These drops provide profound relief for clogged sinuses and congested nasal passages. Anti-microbial properties also help eliminate bad bacteria from our entry way of the nose, making it a wonderful practice for immune support year round.

Lemon-Ginger Immune Toddy

Fruity immune support for natural defense on the go! Packed with essential nutrients your body needs to feel its best, like elderberry, echinacea, zinc and vitamin C. This zingy toddy is a must for me when I travel or when I feel a cold setting in.

Loosen. Up.

This natural cold and cough remedy is made locally by Marnie’s Naturals to loosen coughs, colds, and congestion. Apply to the neck, chest, back, and under the nose. Oils of peppermint, eucalyptus, tea tree, and rosemary help you to recover. Hot tip: apply your Loosen Up to the bottom of your feet and rub into toes—your sinus reflexes are found there!

For children two-years-old and younger, try Marnie’s kid-friendly version Loosen. Up. for Littles.

Elderberry Syrup

A perfect daily spoonful for immune support, Elderberry Syrup is a delicious blend of berries, spices, flowers and honey. I like to take Elderberry as soon as I feel something coming on, or as soon as my kids or husband get sick. This is a tried and true liquid bottle of goodness that’s great to have on hand for the whole family.

Have questions? Send me (Sara) a note at I would love to help!
February 09, 2024 — Sara Jamison

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