Vinegar Fumigation: Vinegar contains acetic acid and other active ingredients that had certain properties to cure infestations of various molds and other contagions. For each room you wish to fumigation, mix in a pot consisted of 100mL of vinegar and 200ml of water, bring it into a slow boil and allows the vapors to fill the house. If a room is too far from the kitchen, carefully pour a portion of the mixture in a large mug, and place the mug in the center of that room. Again, allow the vapor to fill the room (caution: do not burn yourself or others during this process).
Herbal Sachet: 15g of Gao Liang Jiang (Galanga), 15g of Pei Lan (Eupatorium), 5g of Gui Pi (Cinnamon bark), 1g of Bing Pian (Borneol), 0.3g of Xiong Hung (Realgar), and 0.5g of Zhang Nao (Camphor). Grind these herbs into fine powders, place them inside a teabag or sachet, and simply put it in your chest pocket. These herbs have a function to warm the interior, expel cold, and open the orifices.
Acupoint massage: Regular massages of your acupoints Yin-Tang (M-HN-3), Tai-Yang (M-HN-9), He-Gu (LI4), and Ying-Xiang (LI20) also play a preventive role against the flu.
During an influenza season, it is necessary to minimize or not to participate in large gatherings and group activities. And for those already sick with the flu, you should stay home and to take protective measures to prevent yourself from infecting others, those who are in close contact with the patient should wear surgical mask.