These natural health enhancers, recommended by Laurie Steelsmith, ND, LAc, can help you stay healthy while on the road or in the air.

  • Eyedrops, such as Similasan Homeopathic Dry Eye Relief Eye Drops, to prevent or treat dry, red eyes. Apply one drop in each eye to moisten every hour, or as needed.
  • Nasal spray, such as Xlear Nasal Wash, which contains xylitol, a naturally occurring compound known to have antibacterial properties. Apply just before and after flight.
  • Throat spray, such as Source Naturals Wellness Herbal Throat Spray, to help keep mucous membranes moist. Can be used every hour as needed.
  • Use a waterless hand-sanitizer gel that kills germs, such as EO Hand Sanitizer. Apply frequently, especially after using restrooms. Note: Stash liquid items larger than 3 ounces in your checked luggage; use before and after your flight.