10/24/2014 05:56 EDT | Updated 10/24/2014 05:59 EDT

Flu Home Remedies: What To Eat And Drink When You're Feeling Sick

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It's almost possible to escape winter without getting a cold or flu bug at some point, so it's always a good idea to have a few homemade tricks up your sleeve.

While we're still advocates for washing your hands frequently and getting a flu shot, we also took at look at some home remedies that will make you feel better, and boost up your immune system enough to stave off viruses altogether.

Including many ingredients with antibacterial and anti-fungal properties, such as garlic and turmeric, these drinks will not only speed up the process, but they're also (generally) cozy enough to cuddle up with on any cool night.

Check out these home remedies for the cold or flu:

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