I believe it's safe to say most of us know it is not wise planning to lean on pharmaceuticals, such as antibiotics and antiviral medications for every ill. Though sometimes necessary, there are other means to warding off unwelcome bacteria and viruses. With the current scare of the flu and coronavirus (COVID-19), it would benefit not only our body's constitution but our peace of mind to take extra care of our well being in this concerning season. Below are lists of natural
Let's talk essential oils. As a Therapeutic Bodyworker, I use these powerful substances daily. I have seen the healing power in just a few drops of pure oil application. One of my favorite examples, minor as it may be, is with bites and stings. Getting stung by bees and hornets, and bit by mosquitos and horse flies is a common thing in our neck of the woods. My choice of first aid? Spikenard Lavender essential oil. It draws the sting and itch out within 30 seconds. Mirac
In Part 2 we will focus on 5 supplements to help bolster immunity, and I will list out my Onion Honey Cough Syrup recipe! Sounds funky, but I swear, it is a helpful, sweet tonic. Let's begin: ★ 5 SUGGESTED SUPPLEMENTS (Tea, capsule, powder, tincture): 1. Echinacea- Effective against blood poisons, infections, cold & flu, bacteria, and also helps to boost T cells/white blood cell counts. Extract form: https://bit.ly/2MT6H5E Tea: https://www.traditionalmedicinals.com/products/
IMMUNITY 101 When early October arrives in Maine, I begin stocking our medicinal arsenal with vitamin C, echinacea tea, elderberry extract, zinc, and vitamin D3. Working in medical centers and with my own practice clients, germs are swirling around constantly! It is my goal year round (but more so in the winter) to strengthen and fortify mine and my family's immune systems. Most of us have had annoying colds and congestion, mean respiratory infections, and the grueling flu.