Everyone at Work Sick? Here are 6 Amazon Items to Keep in Your Desk to Avoid Getting the Office Plague
If you’re like us, working at an office nine to five, seven days a week, then you know just how hard it is to avoid catching an illness.
Don’t fret, there are multiple ways to protect yourself from catching whatever seems to be going around this week. Here, 6 Amazon products that we like to keep on hand to stay healthy.
1. Zhou Nutrition Elderberry Syrup
This organic syrup consisting of black elderberry, raw honey and apple cider vinegar is just the immune system boost your body needs during these cold winter months. Elderberry’s antioxidants work to fight off free radicals and keep your body healthy, balanced and functioning properly. In one randomized study of 60 adults with flu-like symptoms, those who took 15 mL of the elderberry syrup four times a day saw symptoms clear up on average four days earlier than those who took a placebo syrup.
2. Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Swabs
Oh no, you just felt your first sniffle come on. Enter: these homeopathic nasal swabs that relieve cold symptoms and nasal congestion.
3. Pukka Three Ginger Organic Herbal Tea
Nothing says “help me feel better” more than tea. And yes, the hot beverage (this one featuring galangal & turmeric) can also help keep the germs at bay. From aiding the digestive system to opening inflamed airways, ginger tea specifically can act as a health-promoting elixir for the full body.
4. Wedderspoon Raw Premium Manuka Honey
Who knew raw honey could help prevent illness? The superfood is used for home remedies, as an energy booster or just a flavor enhancer on your favorite foods. Manuka honey’s antibacterial properties are what set it apart from traditional honey. A 2000 study in the Journal of Oral Rehabilitation observed the effects of consuming the honey on Streptococcus mutans, a type of bacteria responsible for sore throats. Interestingly, researchers found a significant decrease in Streptococcus mutans after they consumed manuka honey. Interesting.
5. Touchland Power Mist Hydrating Hand Sanitizer
This hand sanny is easy to apply (a sprayer) and the scent is subtle enough that your neighbor won’t look at you funny when you douse yourself after they sneeze in the vicinity of your desk.
6. Wet Ones
It’s as simple as keeping a canister of Wet Ones ® Antibacterial Hand Wipes at your desk to wipe down any unwanted germs and bacteria that might accumulate throughout the day. The Wipes kill 99.99 percent of germs from hard surfaces and hands. Not to mention they’re super safe on skin.