09/02/2015 10:39 GMT | Updated 09/02/2015 10:59 GMT

Eight Natural Home Remedies For Illness That Actually Work

From soup to Echinacea, a lot of classic home remedies for illness actually have some scientific background.

Thanks to Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown of AsapSCIENCE, now we can find out what it is about feeding a cold that works so well.

Did you know you could get so many Cytokines from honey? We didn't.


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