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Natural Options for a Bad Flu Season

Some signals indicate that we could be heading into the worst flu season in years. Here’s how natural medicine can help.

Australia has experienced the worst flu season in five years, and US officials are preparing for it to be the same here, as the flu season in the Southern Hemisphere can predict what happens in the Northern Hemisphere. There are several natural medicines that can help shore up your immune system to prepare you for this potential onslaught.

Flu season in Australia began earlier than usual, which can be an indicator of a severe season; the longer the virus circulates, the more people it infects. Australia’s flu season has hit kids the hardest. Children ages 5 to 9 had the highest flu rates, but those under 4 as well as teenagers were also hit hard. Due to the COVID pandemic, many young kids have not had the flu over the last few years.