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Feeling ill? Try these German folk remedies

Courtney TenzJanuary 24, 2018

Does grippe have you in its grip? 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.

Sick teddy bear, Copyright: Colourbox
Image: Colourbox

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.

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