Updated 31 August 2016

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Sipping hot tea can help you beat those dreaded colds and flu.

Dr Gwen Huitt, director of the Adult Infection Disease Unit at National Jewish Health Hospital says: “All teas contain theophylline, which is a natural bronchodilator. Choose the brew you find most tasty.”

For the latest on flu jabs and cold remedies, visit the Cold & Flu Centre.