Natural Flu Shot Recipe to Boost Immunity

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This easy natural flu shot recipe is just what you need to fight off cold and flu germs. This isn’t an actual flu SHOT. As in, the normal type of injection you go and get from your doctor. This is a flu shot that you put in a teeny tiny glass and toss back like when you were back in college and first learning about tequila. I promise, though, this natural flu shot  will not leave you hung over and feeling miserable the next day! Quite the opposite, actually!

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Natural Flu Shot Recipe Ingredients


Natural Ways to Prevent the Flu

I know there is a lot of controversy surrounding vaccines in general and the flu shot particularly. Let me just say that my family is vaccinated with mandatory vaccines, although we chose a slightly altered schedule to spread them out a bit. We do not, however, get a flu shot. Judge me if you want but we are young, healthy, and low risk. I have a background in the healthcare field. For now, I will stick to things like this natural flu shot recipe instead of an actual flu vaccine.

Other tips to stay healthy

The ingredients in this natural flu shot recipe may not taste all that great but they have some serious immune boosting power. I have been taking many of these ingredients as capsule supplements but they are definitely better for you the fresher they are. Here are the health benefits of the ingredients I chose to include.

  • Orange juice: Boosts immune system function, boosts cellular repair and metabolism, detoxifies the body, improves circulation, reduces inflammation, and LOADED with vitamin C for immune support.
  • Garlic: Has antiviral, antibacterial, anti-fungal properties
  • Ginger: Contains substances that may reduce nausea and inflammation. Great for healthy digestion, which in turn allows good gut bacteria to thrive and keep out the ‘bad’ ones!
  • Turmeric:  Has powerful anti-inflammatory and antiseptic qualities. Here is my affiliate link to buy powdered turmeric on Amazon if you can’t find it in your grocery store. You can also use fresh if available.
  • Cayenne Pepper:  Relieves Migraine Pain. Prevents Blood Clots. Provides Detox Support. Relieves Joint and Nerve Pain. Supports Weight Loss. Works as Anti-Irritant. Boosts Metabolism.

Natural medicine for flu on table

Now, let me just be clear on one thing here…THIS NATURAL FLU SHOT RECIPE DOES NOT TASTE GOOD! This is not a sipping beverage. It is a suck this back as fast as you can while holding your nose kind of drink! The primary things you taste are the garlic and ginger, with the sweetness of orange juice. While garlic and ginger are two of my favorite flavors, they are STRONG when they are raw! But, do this a few times a week and I think your immune system will be very happy!

Easy Natural Flu Shot Recipe helps you boost immunity and stay healthier!

Easy Natural Flu Shot Recipe to Boost Immunity

Yields 1 serving

Easy Natural Flu Shot Recipe to Boost Immunity

This natural flu shot recipe is loaded with ingredients to boost your immunity and keep you healthier all year long!

5 minPrep Time

5 minTotal Time

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  • 1/3 cup orange juice (fresh is best but from the container will work, too)
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 TBSP minced ginger
  • 1/2 tsp powdered turmeric
  • pinch or two of cayenne pepper


  1. Mix all ingredients in a small glass and mix very well. It will settle quickly so chug it back as soon as you finish stirring!



64 cal


1 g


11 g


1 g
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  1. I think this may be on my to do list today, I just have to go get the turmeric. I'm definitely willing to try an all natural option. Might be tougher to get the kids on board, but I think it is a definite yes for my husband and I. Thanks!
  2. I can see why you would have to drink it down real fast, but I bet it really helps your immune system.
  3. how often do you take this?
    • there really isn't a perfect number. daily wouldn't hurt but definitely weekly at least. And especially if you feel a cold coming on!

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