The best things to pick up in Vancouver when you're sick

Sep 23 2019, 6:45 am

No matter what time of year it is, getting sick sucks.

So when you feel a tickle in the back of your throat, you need to act fast.

Luckily there are a ton of items out there that will help you crush that cold and get right back to your kick-ass normal self.

We’re not talking over-the-counter-meds – we mean vitamin-packed veg-heavy superfood concoctions made for battling those pesky sniffles.

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Here the best things to pick up in Vancouver when you’re sick.

O-Cha Tea Bar – Cold Blaster Tea

Best things to have when you're sick 2019


This tea from O-Cha Tea Bar on Homer Street kicks some serious butt when it comes to colds. Opt for this Vitamin-C-packed concoction with extra caffeine, or a decaf version too. Whether you live near O-Cha or not, it’s worth making the trip to get this concoction in your system (and get some of their grilled banana bread too, just because).

Address: 1116 Homer Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-633-3929

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Kitskitchen – Bone Broth

Best things to have when you're sick 2019


Kitskitchen’s bone broth is rich in electrolytes, meaning this ingredient is the key to rehydrating if you’re feeling under the weather.

Address: Find it at one of these retailers in Vancouver

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MELU Juice & Health – Cold Fighter

Best things to have when you're sick 2019


Packed with Vitamin C, the Cold Fighter juice’s combo of orange, apple, lemon, and turmeric is a sure-fire way to beat a cold. The ingredients are mood and immune-boosting, cold-fighting, hydrating, and delicious.

Address: 1110 W Pender Street, Vancouver
Phone: 778-379-6358

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The Juice Truck – The Wellness Shot

Best things to have when you're sick 2019


This will be the best you ever feel after taking a shot. Drinking ginger, lemon, cayenne, and oil of oregano (AKA the cure to a lot of your body’s problems) will be an indefinite way to ward off any bugs.

Address: 12151 1st Avenue, Richmond
Phone: 604-285-5404

Address: 1022 Mainland Avenue, Vancouver, BC
Phone: 604-428-7825

Address: 28 W 5th Avenue, Vancouver
Phone: 604-260-6943

Address: 4236 Main Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-620-6768

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Glory Juice Co.  – Super Pack

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This immune-boosting ‘Super Pack’ from Glory Juice consists of a #6 juice, a turmeric ginger shot, and lypo-spheric Vitamin C encapsulates.

Address: 437 Davie Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-428-0324

Address: 125 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver
Phone: 604-770-3453

Address: 78 E 2nd Avenue, Vancouver
Phone: 778-379-9496

Address: 2186 W 4th Avenue, Vancouver
Phone: 778-379-4511

Address: 1066 W Hastings Street, Vancouver

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Heirloom Juice Co. – Fire Extinguisher

Best things to have when you're sick 2019


The Fire Extinguisher fresh-pressed juice from Heirloom Juice Co. is a combo of carrot, orange, pineapple, ginger, turmeric, and sparkling water. This concoction can also be ordered at Heirloom’s South Granville and Ambleside locations.

Address: 2861 Granville Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-730-0022

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