Our last blog post detailed some of the many benefits of Vitamin C. In keeping with the cold and flu theme, this month’s blog will feature several other effective natural immune boosters.
Garlic contains over 2000 phytochemicals proven to be effective in fighting bacterial, fungal, parasitic and viral infections. Garlic supports the immune system and detoxification pathways by boosting glutathione levels. Glutathione is an antioxidant.
Medicinal mushrooms help restore youthful and healthy cell function. They are antiviral, antifungal and antibacterial, which aid in boosting your immune system. They also possess probiotic properties which promote intestinal health.
We all know Oregano as a culinary herb. In its steam-distilled oil form, it is regarded as one of the most powerful plant extracts available. Oregano contains high levels of Carvacrol which works to reduce oxidative stress and supports healthy immune, digestive and respiratory functions.
Elderberries have been used for hundreds of years for their health benefits. Recent studies have shown that elderberry juice serum has been effective in stopping the Flu virus from infecting cells. The serum also inhibits replication of the virus once the body has been infected.
We offer a wide variety of products made with these immune boosters. Please consult one of our knowledgeable staff to assist you in finding the products that are best for you.
Always follow the manufacturer’s recommendations for use.