Packed with potent antioxidants, elderberry syrup can be a useful immune support when you feel the sniffles coming on. This tasty blend contains ginger, raw honey, and aronia berries. From $20 at www.theelderberryco.com.
These soft “tree-free” tissues from Seedling are made from 100 percent bamboo. Because replacing harvested trees takes about 20 years and most bamboo regenerates in a couple of years, we feel better about blowing into these. $3 from www.grove.co.
Using a neti pot rinses dust, pollen, and other allergens from nasal passages to reduce symptoms. This kit from Himalayan Chandra contains all the essentials: porcelain pot, salt, and a soothing nasal wash. $25 at www.netipot.com.
Miniature but mighty, the Molekule Mini air filter has been shown to inactivate up to 99.99 percent of airborne viruses in a 250-square-foot area. $399 at www.molekule.com.
Saline sprays can relieve stuffiness, but they can also trigger the dryness they’re meant to soothe. This blend from Xlear contains xylitol to calm irritation and keep those sensitive tissues moisturized. About $10. www.xlear.com
This article originally appeared as “Breathe a Little Easier” in the October 2021 issue of Experience Life.