The body’s immune system defends against disease-causing microorganisms. However, when we are run down, working too hard, eating poorly, and not getting enough rest ore exercise, our immunity does not function at optimal levels.
It is important to take preventative steps to boost our immune system and keep overall inflammation at bay. This will help to keep acute and chronic illness from taking hold. Check out my flu fighters & immunity enhancing go-to's.
Taking Vitamin C is ubiquitous in our culture. I love these Lypo-Spheric Vitamin C packets because they use liposomes, a teeny tiny sac to carry the Vitamin C through your body. The way it was designed allows it to bypass other barriers and have a greater ability to enter the bloodstream and cells, working like a charm. Note: the taste is nothing to write home about, but just take it with a tall glass of water.
So many of us are mineral deficient, even when we eat organic, most of the soil now is deeply deficient in minerals it once has. I enjoy this blend (which contains ionic minerals) and offers a full spectrum in a silica base. An easy, simple solution for making sure you are getting extra mineralization that you need during these chilly months.
This immune, respiratory & lymphatic herbal tincture is a comprehensive defense shield to protect you from getting sick. Take it when you feel something coming on, and it will be sure to work its magic.
This water-soluble extract is the perfect addition to your holistic immunity kit. Great to add to tonics, teas, smoothies or have on it’s own. This root is one of the most well known anti-inflammatory and super antioxidants we can take.
Another well-known immunity herb from the Chinese Tonic Herbalism world, Astragalus is best when used long term. It is powerful for stopping illness in its tracks.
Developed by a leading naturopathic doctor, Dr. Singha’s Mustard bath has been a favorite of mine and has been on the market for over 40 years. This blend of mustard, eucalyptus & wintergreen helps to alleviate anxiety, clear sinuses and soothe any aches and pains throughout the body.
This single celled algae is packed with protein and is great for heavy metal detoxification. Many chlorella products out there are great, but with this one you feel it almost instantly.
Oregano is a very potent plant that can help to kill viruses. It is also known to be anti-viral and anti-bacterial. Also goes great as a shot with ginger, turmeric, garlic, cayenne pepper & lemon.
Some people may not know that ACV helps nutrient absorption and has antioxidant properties. It’s great to add to your cooking regimen and also have some warmed up with water first thing in the morning.
Picked from the freshest young leaves of the Green Tea plant, this high potency Matcha is full of antioxidants to help protect your cells. It’s stimulating without causing adrenal exhaustion like many other caffeinated drinks out there. It helps to detoxify the body, increase energy, keep you feeling calm and boost immunity.