Neosporin and Neti Pots: How Celebrities Cope With Colds

PHOTO: Actor Jack Black attends the TheWrap's Awards Season Screening Series Presents "Bernie" on November 19, 2012 in Los Angeles.
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You're sniffling, you're sneezing, you're stuffy. Take comfort in the fact that a lot of stars are feeling the same.

With cold and flu season upon us, asked a few bold-faced names how they cope with getting sick. Good news: you don't need a Hollywood income to copy their cures. Click through for advice from Jack Black, a former Bond girl, a "Twilight" vampire, and more:

PHOTO: Actor Jack Black attends the TheWrap's Awards Season Screening Series Presents "Bernie" on November 19, 2012 in Los Angeles.
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Jack Black, Star of 'Bernie'

"When I get on a plane, I heard that it's good to put a little Neosporin in each nostril, so I do that because it supposedly catches the germs before they get into you."

[ "Your own nostrils or other people's?"] "Everybody's. When I get on a plane, everyone's getting some Neosporin." [Ed. note: Black is kidding. Neosporin contains antibiotics that are ineffective against viruses that cause colds.]

PHOTO: Actress Molly Sims attends the Restoration Hardware Baby And Child Gallery Opening at Third Street Promenade on November 10, 2012 in Santa Monica, Calif.
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Molly Sims, Model

"I'll do a neti pot, a hot water bottle, lemon and water -- maybe a little whiskey, I'm just joking. Sometimes I'll exercise too, and just try to sweat it out."

PHOTO: Actress and Director Famke Janssen attends the 2012 Busto Arsizio Film Festival press conference on March 24, 2012 in Busto Arsizio, Italy.
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Famke Janssen, Former Bond Girl

"I take oregano oil. I swear by it. A few drops in some cranberry juice. Knock it back, it works miracles."

PHOTO: Toni Trucks at The World Premiere of Summit Entertainment, a Lionsgate Company, "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2" at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on November 12, 2012 in Los Angeles.
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Toni Trucks, 'Twilight' Vampire

"The homeopathic medicine Boiron has something called Cold Calm. They're two little tablets that you dissolve in your mouth every 15 minutes if you feel the tinglings of something going on."

"I also go to Whole Foods and they have something called Cold and Flu Care. It's these drops -- it's a nightmare -- it's sort of like every grassy, garlicky situation you could imagine but in drop form. You've just got to be strong and drop it in there. Your nose hairs burn, your throat burns, but I feel like it attacks the illness."

"I also take my vitamins religiously every day. I'm a bit of a hypochondriac. There's nothing worse than being sick."

PHOTO: Actress Kara Hayward attends "The Blessed" book release party at St. Ann's Church on October 3, 2012 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.
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Kara Hayward, 'Moonrise Kingdom' Star

"A long, relaxing shower. It just makes you feel a lot cleaner, a lot better. It definitely makes a big impact."

PHOTO: Designer Norma Kamali attends Norma Kamali NYFW Fall 2012 Presentation on February 15, 2012 in New York City.
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Norma Kamali, Fashion Designer

"We have juices that we sell from Juice Press at my wellness cafe. They have one that's called ginger fireball. That will kill any little thing in you in an instant. Also, ginger and lemon is fantastic."

"And salt is such a great cure-all. Gargling with salt, doing a neti pot with salt -- that's what I've been doing. It's a simple thing that doesn't cost a lot."

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