Easy Ways to Make Cold Season Better

Get through this cold season with feel-good remedies for home, work, school, and beyond.

It's like clockwork — as soon as the weather starts to turn, your nose starts to run and you feel that irritating tickle in your throat. You reach for the tissues and the thermometer but what else might you need in your seasonal repertoire? Think of this checklist as a full wellness toolkit when you’re starting to feel run down.   


A warm, hearty bowl of soup 

Maybe you enjoy the canned chicken and stars when you were a kid, but we recommend prepping a hearty batch of soup for the freezer so you can easily pull it out when you feel under the weather. How about a hearty vegetable stew with cauliflower and zucchini or this butternut squash version with ginger and rosemary? You’ll be thankful you did.  


Cozy blankets  

Who says you can’t buy yourself a gift when you’re feeling under the weather? We think a new down or microplush blanket for curling up on the couch sounds like just what the doctor ordered on a sick day. How about this deep green one or this purple plush throw? Get comfy.  


New show  

Sure, you could watch a rerun of your go-to comfort show, but we think it’s the perfect time to dig into a new show on your favorite streaming service. If you don’t think you’ll be out and about anytime soon, you might as well queue up the latest thriller series or romantic comedy to pass the sniffles by. If you find anything worth watching, let us know!  


Relief for the Season 

Eventually, you might just need some symptom relief — and that’s what we’re here for. Here’s what to stock up on for the season: 


Cold, Cough & Flu Products at Nature's Way 

Umcka Cold+Flu Syrup

Don’t just soothe your pesky cold and flu symptoms — feel better faster††. Nature’s Way Umcka Cold + Flu Syrup shortens the duration and reduces the severity of symptoms associated with the common cold plus fever †† and minor aches††. It’s also non-drowsy, so you can stay awake for that new laugh-out-loud series you stumbled upon.  


Umcka ® ColdCare Chewables

You deserve to feel back to normal, pronto! Speed up your recovery time with a relief favorite, Umcka ColdCare Chewables. They’re made with clinically proven Pelargonium sidoides 1X to shorten the duration and reduce the severity of cough, congestion, sore throat, and nasal and bronchial irritations, and the convenient chewables can be taken right at the first sign. (Pro tip: Keep them in your work bag or at your desk!)   


Umcka ® ColdCare Soothing Hot Drink

Enjoy the comforting ritual of a warm beverage when you’re under the weather. Umcka (Pelargonium sidoides) roots are a member of the geranium family, and have long been used to relieve respiratory and digestive ailments. This homeopathic remedy is made with clinically proven Pelargonium sidoides 1X to shorten the duration and reduce the severity of congestion, cough, sore throat, and nasal and bronchial irritation while providing a soothing, relaxing experience. Try Lemon-Citrus for day and Honey-Lemon for the evening. 



†† These indications are based solely on traditional homeopathic use. They have not been evaluated by the Food & Drug Administration. 


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