This works as an effective throat-coat for coughing. The enzymes and anti-bacterial qualities of both the honey and cinnamon work well for knocking out viruses of all sorts. (Honey is not officially recommended for children under 1 year, but here info to help you come to your own conclusion.)
Mix honey and cinnamon together in a jar.
Use as soon as cold or flu symptoms appear.
You can double or triple this recipe and keep it covered on your counter for easy dosing when illness affects multiple family members.