Natural Ways to Prevent and Treat Colds & Flu

When it comes to cold and flu season, prevention really is the first line of defense. To keep your body’s defense system—the immune system—in peak condition, follow our immunity-boosting tips to help your body fight off the bugs looking for a host. And, for times when you are feeling ill, the second set of tips [...]

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Eating Well for Super Immunity in the Winter Months

A healthy immune system is vital for helping your body deal with infections caused by viruses, bacteria, and fungus. As the winter months approach, it becomes even more important to support your immune system by consistently eating a balanced diet, exercising, and making healthy lifestyle choices. But the real fuel for super immunity is using food [...]

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Elderberry – Sambucus Canadensis

For millennia, physicians and herbalists have found medicinal uses for all parts of the elder tree, including its wood, leaves, flowers, and berries. The branches of this native European plant were believed to cast off evil spirits. Leaves were used in ointments to heal wounds. Flowers and berries were used to make wine; infusions were [...]

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Immunity Boosting “Better than Chicken Soup”

This immunity-boosting soup is made with a virtual garden of powerful ingredients  that contain beneficial nutrients for your immune system: Turmeric adds a subtle flavor and a beautiful yellow color. The active ingredient is curcumin, a powerful antioxidant. Black pepper also has antioxidant properties. Cayenne pepper can clear congestion due to the main active compound [...]

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Zinc

Next to iron, zinc is the most common mineral in the body and is found in every cell. It has an important role in the workings of the muscular system, reproductive systems in both men and women, and proper insulin and thyroid function. Zinc is a catalyst for the vitality of the skin and wound [...]

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Alleviate Congestion with Wet Socks

You’d probably never guess that a pair of wet socks could pull congestion from your head and stimulate your immune system. Sounds like, right? It's strange, but it actually works. When covered (insulated) with wool, damp socks draw congestion from the head and work overnight to stimulate systemic circulation. This treatment reflexively decreases congestion in [...]

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