10 natural ways to beat a cold

The nights are drawing in, the knitwear’s coming out, it can only mean one thing – peak season for cold and flu bugs. 

But while there is no cure for the common cold – and short of hibernating until spring there is no way to avoid the virus – there are plenty of things you can do to toughen up your immune system and help to send it packing with the least possible damage to your health and lifestyle. 

Even better, the best remedies come courtesy of Mother Nature so no damage to your wallet, either.

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