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
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
Kitskitchen – Bone Broth
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
MELU Juice & Health – Cold Fighter
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
The Juice Truck – The Wellness Shot
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
Address: 1022 Mainland Avenue, Vancouver, BC
Address: 28 W 5th Avenue, Vancouver
Address: 4236 Main Street, Vancouver
Glory Juice Co. – Super Pack
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
Address: 125 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver
Address: 78 E 2nd Avenue, Vancouver
Address: 2186 W 4th Avenue, Vancouver
Address: 1066 W Hastings Street, Vancouver
Heirloom Juice Co. – Fire Extinguisher
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