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Feeling ill? German folk remedies for a speedy recovery

Does grippe have you in its grips? Cold and flu season has arrived in the Northern Hemisphere. In Germany, we have a few unique folk remedies to combat the germs. Whether or not they work seems to be a matter of belief.

With cold and flu season upon us in Germany, it's a good time to take a look at all those folk remedies Germans have for helping healing along. Whether they speed up recovery or simply serve to ease your mind is a question for another day. From spicy teas to warm feet, the options are endless.

For more video and articles about German language and culture, visit dw.com/meetthegermans.

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