While there is no known cure for the common cold, we do know that many medicines, natural remedies and even some superfoods can help bring relief from certain symptoms. Two of the best flu-fighting foods, you may already have in your home, include ginger and garlic. Read below to see how to use them for fighting the flu and keeping your immune system up during the current pandemic.

Ginger is the most powerful natural remedy to help bring relief from the symptoms of colds and flu. Not only can it can help reduce fever, relieve sore throats, and relieve tight, painful and congestion – it boosts your immune system to prevent such symptoms as well.

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How to Store Ginger:
Place whole, unpeeled ginger in an unsealed Glad Zip Seal Bag.
Loosely close the bag without sealing and place it in the crisper drawer of the refrigerator.
Use within 2-3 weeks.

How to Freeze Ginger:
Wrap whole pieces of unpeeled ginger in Glad Cling Wrap.
Place wrapped ginger in a Glad Zip Seal Bag or Glad Freezer Bag.
Remove as much air as possible. Place in the deepest part of the freezer.
Keeps for up to 12 months.

garlic for flu and covid19

Garlic is one of the best-known flu-fighting superfoods. Research shows that eating garlic regularly or taking a garlic supplement can even help prevent or shorten the period of a cold or infection due to garlic’s “germ-fighting” properties.

How to Store Garlic:
Place full heads of garlic in a cool, dark place, outside of the refrigerator.
Seal peeled, whole cloves in a Glad Zip Seal Bag in the refrigerator.
Use within one week when whole, two days when cut.

How to Freeze Garlic:
Wrap whole or minced cloves in Glad Cling Wrap.
?Place wrapped garlic in a Glad Freezer Bag or Glad Zip Seal Bag.
Remove as much air as possible. Place in the deepest part of the freezer.
Keeps for 10–12 months.

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