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Expired: The Sprout Cold and Flu remedy

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Cold and flu season is at its peak! So many people suffering and looking for relief.

At Sprout, we’ve got some great in-store remedies available to help relieve the suffering.

Oil of Oregano from Hedd Wynn Essentials,  provides you defence against airborne and food-borne germs and infections from any source. Natural antibiotics like Oil of Oregano do not induce antibiotic resistance like patented antibiotic drugs do.

Use Oil of Oregano to boost your immune system and to kill off unfriendly bacteria. This natural remedy provides defence against biological toxins. Carry it with you whether it is to work or school or on a trip around the world. It is an invaluable travelling companion where food and water sources are suspect or in the event of an injury or infection.

You can use Oil of Oregano to help treat many infections/irritations. Please visit this link for more information.

Moonshine Mama’s Elixirs and Tonics: All 4 of the combinations will support your immune system and lessen symptoms.  Why? All the tonics contain freshly juiced ginger, turmeric, lemons, raw honey, coconut oil as a base (* all ingredients are certified organic).

Ginger and turmeric are anti inflammatory, anti cancerous and high in anti-oxidants.

Of the 4, the ‘Winter Warrior’ was specifically formulated for it’s cold/flu fighting power. The ‘secret’ ingredient in the Winter Warrior is Elderberry.

Health benefits of the elder plant include naturally improving colds, the flu, sinus issues, nerve pain, inflammation, chronic fatigue, allergies, constipation and even cancer. When used within the first 48 hours of onset of symptoms, the extract has actually been found to reduce the duration of the flu with symptoms being relieved on an average of four days earlier.

Elderberries are an excellent general immune system booster. The berries contain chemical compounds called anthocyanidins, which are are known to have immunostimulant effects. (source:

Bee Propolis from Beekeepers Naturals: Propolis is the immune system of the hive. It’s a sticky substance the bees make from collecting plant and tree resins. Propolis has powerful healing properties and is widely regarded as “nature’s antibiotic” for its antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antiviral and anti-fungal effects.

Humans have been using propolis to up their health game since 300 B.C. Propolis has a stronger taste than honey but still has all of its natural sweetness making it the best tasting “medicine” around.

Use it for: Colds, coughs, sore throats and inflammation

Pro Tip: Don’t be afraid to use it every day and keep that immune system strong.

Cold and flu balm from Pure Potent Wow: Use on your chest to help alleviate discomfort due to congestion and sore muscles from coughing.

Vita Biosa Probiotics: Boosts Immunology & Reduces Infections – research has shown that due to overuse of antibiotics, poor diets, GMO foods and agri-chemicals in the food chain (non organic food of course) ’good’ bacteria in the gut is lacking for most people.

‘Good’ bacteria linked to keeping our immune systems effective at fighting infections. By taking probiotics it helps recolonize these ‘good’ bacteria possibly preventing infections and boosting the immune system.

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Even Winter is a Great Time for a Healthy Salad

I whipped this up recently and it was a hit. Try this salad tonight!


  • Romaine
  • Cucumber
  • Carrots
  • Green Onion
  • Peppers (red was used above)
  • Hemp Hearts (2 tbsp were used- amount will vary to taste and size of salad)
  • Cannellini Beans (also known as white kidney beans)
  • Salad dressing of your choice (a simple olive oil and balsamic vinegar with garlic was used with this salad)

Ask us for more ideas in-store – we love to cook!

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