😷 Sickness Remedies

I am sick, and I feel like absolute crap, so I decided I would share some of my remedies for some sicknesses! I have a sinus infection and I’m pretty sure its because I’m allergic to alpaca wool - which sucks. Anyway, I have a few remedies that I think others might find helpful.

DISCLAIMER - I am not a doctor. I am not a medical professional. Use your own discernment before using any of these remedies.

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Sick-Tea :tea:

When you have a head cold or something affecting your upper respiratory system, it can be hard to focus and get a lot of things done. I like to make something I call Sick-Tea, and it is based on a drink you can get at Starbucks that is aptly named Medicine Ball. I’ve also linked the two particular teas that I use for this, but you can use your favorites that are similar.

This tea works well for everyone in my family because the ingredients can help open up the sinuses, soothe the throat, and warm the chest. Combining these ingredients with the intention of healing your sickness makes this a simple, quick, and potent potion. You can take this a step further and add your own chant or spell while your tea is brewing!

You will need… :peach:

How do you make it?

  1. Combine water and lemonade in a 1:1 ratio and boil i.e. 1/2 cup of water and 1/2 cup of lemonade

  2. As the water boils, put about a teaspoon of honey in the bottom of your cup - more if you want, this is up to you

  3. When the mixture is boiled, pour it into your cup with one bag of peach tea and one bag of your mint tea.

  4. Let it steep for approximately three minutes, then enjoy!

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Sinus Rub :sunflower:

I’m a huge fan of Vicks Vapor Rub, but I also like to make my own so that I can add my own intentions and ingredients to it. This sinus rub works the same way as your standard vapor rub, but with an extra magickal kick. I always use eucalyptus, tea tree, and lavender for several reasons. Eucalyptus is a natural sinus relieving smell. Tea tree and lavender may have some anti-fungal and antibacterial properties. Plus, they all smell wonderful together. Same as the tea above, you can take this recipe a step further and add your own chant or spell while you mix the ingredients.

You will need…

  • Coconut oil or some form of solid(ish) base
    • if you want a more solid base, you can combine your oil with shea butter or beeswax as you melt it
  • Essential oils like eucalyptus, tea tree, and lavender

How to make it

  1. Put your base - coconut oil, beeswax, etc. - in a double boiler. If you don’t have a double boiler, put a heat-safe bowl over a pot of boiling water. I definitely do not recommend that you melt coconut oil or beeswax in the pot or pan itself. It can be extremely difficult to get clean.
  2. Slowly melt your base ingredients, stirring whichever direction you feel comfortable with your spell and intention. For example, this could be stirring anti-clockwise to imbue the ingredients with the intent of keeping something away.
  3. Once your base is melted, add a few drops of essential oil to the base. Do not add more than 5 drops of each oil. Less is more and just because you can’t smell it doesn’t mean there isn’t enough in it.
  4. Continue stirring the ingredients to ensure that everything is mixed well.
  5. Pour the mixture into a glass or metal container. Never store anything containing essential oils in plastic!
  6. Use this rub the same way you would use any other!

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What are your favorite remedies for sickness? Please share, and bonus points if you can make them extra magickal!


Thanks for this post, @MeganB!!

I always go for honey and ginger but I love your tea recommendations and healing potions!

Feel better! :pray: :sparkles:


Aww…I hope you feel better. I have made this for YEARS…it was passed down to me from my GREAT Grandmother - https://www.thedalainala.com/post/a-must-have-for-the-winter

It makes you sweat! The idea was, that it would sweat the sickness right out of you.


I used to get this thing called a Hot Toddy (idk if that’s how you actually spell it) but it was like…some sort of soda, cinnamon, whiskey, lemon, and all kinds of ingredients when I was sick as a kid to make me sweat out the sickness. I don’t know if that’s a southern thing, because my family is from the South, or what but it always worked. I don’t do it so much now because of the sugar content and the whiskey, but it always worked! And it seems like that’s what the recipe is like that you linked, Laurie lol


I have no idea where ours originated from…only that my great grandmother swore by it and passed it down from generation to generation.


I’m starting to feel much better. I’ve got some antibiotics and my remedies and all is on the mend! I don’t know where our remedy came from either, but it was introduced to me by my Nana so…can’t argue with her! lol

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Very nice! thank you!

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You’re welcome! I’m glad many people have found it helpful so far.

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