These natural health enhancers, recommended by Laurie Steelsmith, ND, LAc, can help you stay healthy while on the road or in the air.
Eyedrops, such as Similasan Homeopathic Dry Eye Relief Eye Drops, to prevent or treat dry, red eyes. Apply one drop in each eye to moisten every hour, or as needed.
Nasal spray, such as Xlear Nasal Wash, which contains xylitol, a naturally occurring compound known to have antibacterial properties. Apply just before and after flight.
Throat spray, such as Source Naturals Wellness Herbal Throat Spray, to help keep mucous membranes moist. Can be used every hour as needed.
Use a waterless hand-sanitizer gel that kills germs, such as EO Hand Sanitizer. Apply frequently, especially after using restrooms. Note: Stash liquid items larger than 3 ounces in your checked luggage; use before and after your flight.