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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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