Most of us were brought up with the view that chicken soup can cure you or is what you are supposed to eat when ill. Personally it has never cured me. I found a recipe for "Flu Soup". Said to cure "relieve any type of sinus/cold/flu or congestion etc. " Here is the recipe: Recipe for “Flu Soup” The author of the recipe even suggested you can add honey, lemon or a shot of whiskey if you choose. Just researching the ingredients, I do believe this flu soup would be helpful in healing when you come down with the flu or cold. Cinnamon- anti-bacterial, E. Coli fighter and a great source of manganese, fiber, iron, and calcium. Plus said to help with headaches. Garlic- packed with antioxidants, an anti-bacteria plus many other health benefits- Years ago I saw a film called Garlic is as good as Ten Mothers. Ginger-remedy for the nausea, natural treatment for colds/flu plus improves immunity.