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Building a strong Immune System

 

REMEMDER FOOD IS MEDICINE

How do we build a stronger Immune System?

It is important to take responsibility of your own wellbeing by making healthy choices. Our immune system is our best defence against getting certain illness cold and flu viruses so, here are some helpful tips:
  • Eat well
  • Eat 6 to 8 serves of coloured vegetables
  • Eat 2 serves of fruit
  • Choose a protein to add to your diet.
  • Bone broths or
  • Vegetable protein
  • Garlic (if tolerated)
  • Drink adequate good quality water. 2 litres at least.
  • Exercise daily
  • Make sure you get good quality sleep
Eliminate or lower these:
  • Sugar lowers immunity by 50 percent for 2 hours after consumption
  • No sugar
  • No gluten
  • No dairy
  • No processed foods
  • No nicotine
  • No artificial sweeteners.
  • Excessive alcohol intake

Keep stress levels low.

Stress will lower a person’s Immunity, try to do something daily to help combat stress, here are some examples:
  • Meditation
  • Yoga
  • Deep breathing
  • Exercise
  • Dancing
  • Laughter
  • Engaging with loved ones in a positive way, having FUN
  • Think positive thoughts
  • Do something you love doing, craft, gardening etc.
  • Get out into Nature
Essential Vitamins for strong immunity are
  • Vitamin C at least 1000 mg per day of an ascorbic acid or ascorbate.
  • Vitamin D 1000 IU daily up to 5000 IU
  • Vitamin A protects the lungs
  • Zinc

Immune building herbs:
  • Echinacea
  • Elder berry
  • Elder flower
  • Astragalus
  • Andrographis
  • Cat’s claw
  • Siberian ginseng
  • Reishi
  • Shiitake
  • Korean ginseng
  • Withania

Anti-viral herbs
  • Nigella
  • Olive leaf extract
  • Artemisia
  • Noni juice
  • Oregano
  • Thyme
  • Japanese knotweed
  • Licorice
  • Isatis
  • Bupleurum
  • Verbena
  • Bacial skullcap
  • Fennel
FOUR THEIVES VINEGAR
It is a legend that thieves used to steal from dead bodies during the black plague and not get sick because they used this or similar.
  • 1 litre apple cider vinegar
  • 4 to 6 cloves garlic
  • Horseradish
  • 1 onion
  • Fresh thyme
  • Fresh oregano
Place all ingredients into a blender and let sit for a day.
  • Drink 3 spoonful’s a day can be taken or add to salads, (unless the person is allergic to vinegar)
Or
Thieves oil essential oils:
  • Thyme oil
  • Oregano
  • Eucalyptus
  • Rosemary
Please note essential oils are extremely powerful one or two drops a day on hanky or in diffuser.
Neti Pots
Designed to irrigate the nasal passages and help remove debris and excess mucous. Perhaps stop virus getting hold in nasal passages.
If you do get a cold or flu virus we have many products to assist with symptoms of cold and flu’s such as:
Individual herbs from Hilde Hemme’s:
  • White hore hound.
  • Elder flower
  • Licorice
Fusion:
  • Astra 8
  • Cold and flu
  • Cough and lung
  • Zinc and C
Bioceuticals:
  • Arma force
  • Viro guard
KI:
  • Immune defence
Herbs of gold:
  • Echinacea
  • Elder berry, olive leaf, Echinacea blend
  • Cold and flu
Brauer:
  • Dry cough
  • Chesty cough
  • Neti pots
We also stock-
  • Colloidal silver
  • Ionic silver
  • Olive leaf extract
We have an extensive kiddies range for cold and flu prevention and treatment options.
Currently buy 2 and get one free of the
  • Pretorius Vitamin C and Zinc Gummies for kids.
All these products are only part of what we can offer you. To help you build a strong Immune System. Look after yourself.
I am here for you.If you are finding you are having issues coping
You are most welcome to come and chat to me I have many wonderful herbal formulas that are amazing at helping us cope with stress.
Even products to assist with addictions.
 
Warm regards
Sharon Badger
Naturopath, herbalist
Mandurah Health Supply
 

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