Emily Blunt Reveals Her Bizarre Wellness Trick

She says it's her secret to treat colds

Celebrities certainly aren’t shy when it comes to sharing their wellness tips and tricks, from the helpful to downright bizarre (we’re looking at you Goop).

A Quiet Place star Emily Blunt has revealed a wellness secret of her own, citing oil of oregano as one of her favourite ways to treat a cold.

“I would say if you feel yourself coming down with a cold, which I’m like the worst person to nominate this because I sound horrible today – tail end of laryngitis,” she told Glamour.

“But… oil of oregano. You sort of just throw a few drops down there. It’s disgusting, you burn your throat but I do tend to find it shortens the cold.”


Emily Blunt
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Oregano oil proponents cite its antibacterial and anti-inflammatory qualities.

Other cold remedies championed by celebrities include whiskey, honey and lemon at night (Amanda Seyfried) while Tiffany Haddish says she drinks a teaspoon of toxic turpentine (please, please, do not do this).

Our hot tip? Perhaps a visit to the doctor might be a good idea. 

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