This delicious chicken soup is perfect for colder days to ward off colds and flu and to raise your immune system. Root vegetables contain lots of minerals and vitamins. Garlic helps to kill infections as it contains anti-viral, anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties as well as anti-inflammatory compounds. Garlic contains a very well-absorbed form of selenium and many other nutrients. Ginger helps break down the accumulation of toxins in the organs, particularly in the lungs and sinuses. It can help promote healthy sweating, which can assist detoxification during colds and flu. Ginger is also used for nausea and contains potent anti-inflammatory called gingerols which helps with some inflammatory conditions such as arthritis. Garlic and ginger give the soup a delicious flavour. This chicken soup is very healing and soothing for the digestive system. You can also swap the drumsticks for about six chicken chops.