Each year, the flu is one of the most common causes of medical concern across the country. Annually, millions of people go to their local hospitals concerned about their symptoms – coughing, runny noses, and fever (just to name a few). On the bright side, the flu is easy to treat at home with simple and inexpensive remedies, many of which can be found in your kitchen. Find out the top 10 remedies for the flu.

1. Honey

Honey is one of the most powerful remedies for treating the common flu. It’s packed full of antibacterial and antimicrobial properties that help your body to recover from the flu as well as heal any related damage. To enjoy this delicious home remedy, mix a tablespoon of honey with a warm glass of water. Drink the mixture a few times a day. Optionally, you may add a few drops of lemon juice for a healthier kick. Lemon juice is also soothing for the throat and promotes mucus flow. It’s important to know that honey shouldn’t be given to children under the age of 1.